Question about Whirlpool Kitchen Ranges
When you see burnt isulation, that normally indicates that you had excessive current thru the wire above its normal rating and it got hot enough to melt the insulating jacket. During storms, it is not unusual for a lightning strike to cause a power surge on your incoming power and there are numerous reports of damage to electrical systems from this event. The fact that you covered it with electrical tape doesn't necessarily mean that the conductor is good,..It could be open ( meaning: the wire is broken someplace) and not able to pass current thru it. If you feel confident in measuring the voltage at that termination point with a suitable voltmeter, that would tell you if your pwoer feed is OK.. Of course, if you aren't well versed in th eproper technique for measuringthese kinds of things safely, you might want to get an electrician.. There is the chance that your control circuit got damaged from the power outage.. The fact that other things work suggests that you have at least one phase of the 220VAC feed operational. Hope this helps and if you do decide to diagnose this further, please be careful..
Posted on Sep 01, 2008
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