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Burning plastic smell coming from new cooktop fan.

I just used my Kenmore Elite glass smooth cooktop for the first time. There is a smell of burning plastic coming from the fan underneath. Is this normal or should I stop using it and call for service?

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Sorry - this is not an answer but a question. Did you get your problem resolved. We just purchased a induction stove & oven and are having the same problem you described. Could you let me know what happened. Regards Bob

Posted on Mar 15, 2010

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