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    Hi All, Currently rewiring my house. I am installing a new oven - 3.65kW and combi microwave - 3.6kW protected by a 16A mcb. Would a 2.5mm for each appliance from the cu to a 20A DP switch surffice over a 20m run? Thanks
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    Oven won't switch back on

    Ok, so basically I turned the oven off at the wall when we went away for our honeymoon, came back yesterday switched it back on and now have no power at all. I've checked fuse box and the plug attached to the switch works, but other than that I don't know what else I can do before calling out an...
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    Oven fan for BT2760SS range Oven

    Has anyone had experience of replacing oven fans on Baumatic ovens? Landlord has a tenant with a BT2760SS range oven, which is one of the 900m wide big things, with gas hob and electric oven. Earlier this year, just before lockdown, I bypassed the timer clock circuit which had failed and...
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    Smeg Victoria main oven won’t heat on eco mode.

    Works on all modes except the eco mode. Elements and stat seem fine. I’m a bit stumped. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
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    Oven Element Support Bracket

    Hello from a new member. What has brought me here is a question about the nature of the supports inside an oven for a heating element. I'd appreciate advice. I ordered a new element for the oven base but when I fitted it one side doesn't quite fit completely into a metal 'rest' bracket welded...
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    Oven supplies ??

    Is it a general rule of thumb that any oven below 2.9 kw go on 1.5mm flex and 13amp plug top? Any thing above 3kw has to be hard wired ? Thanks in advance
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    Oven Door Glass

    Hi I know this is non-electrical but I need some advice, the inner most glass pane shattered in my oven and the middle glass pane seems to have slipped down. I ordered new fixings and replacement glass for the inner most door. However the middle glass pane is not stable and wobbles (see video)...
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    Electric Hob and Oven connection, one supply.

    Installation of a cooker in a renovated property, electric oven and a separate induction hob. The hob was to be gas - now with the induction hob, can it be fed from the oven radial via a dual wall outlet? The radial from the Consumer unit is 10mm T + E. The local isolation requirement can be met...
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    Max demand for double oven and hob

    Just some clarification please. Max demand for cooking devices. OSG says 10A + 30% of "connected cooking appliances in excess of 10A + 5A" if a socket is available in the isolator. The oven and hob are two devices. Does the 15A apply to both of them or just the first one? eg: Oven 4.8 kW Hob...
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    Oven grill

    My zanussi free standing ovens grill trips the main fuse after use when switching off. It most likely an element issue?
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    New Kitchen - Double oven circuit questions.

    Good even, I am having a new kitchen installed and i just wanna double check a few things, having spoken to a few sparkys at work i seem to have the just of it, however im looking for clarity before getting quotes. Back ground. The kitchen is a complete rewire so that it will now have its...
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    How to get off Bosch oven element which does not have screws

    Hi, I need to change the element on my Bosch HBN2350GB oven and all the guides online show elements screwed to the back of the oven with normal screws. Mine though just had weird sticks as far as I can see. Does anyone know how to detach this/what tool is needed? Thanks in advance!
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    Lamona HJA4620 Oven tripping circuit

    Hi, first post here ... I have a Lamona HJA4620 oven that keeps tripping the circuit when I try using the main oven. The oven is hard-wired to a dedicated circuit. The top oven works well but the main bigger oven trips the circuit after about 5-10 mins heating. Initially, I thought the problem...
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    Wiring the terminal block on a Login oven

    I'm trying to wire up a new Logik oven and it has a non-standard terminal block, much smaller than that on the oven I just replaced and all the YouTube videos I could find. It looks like you just screw the electrical wires in directly. So, I guess I should remove the connectors and screw the...
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    Extending 6mm oven wire

    Hello, so before we start ive done basic electric work at home, so please dont crucify me too much haha Right, i have a dedicated fuse for the oven in the fuse box, so does that mean it has its own circuit i take it?! My current setup is oven on an island, a walkway and hob (gas) on the other...
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    Hope you guys can help, how hot will it get behind my under bench top oven with a hob above on the bench top ? The cable touches the back of it

    Hope you guys can help, how hot will it get behind my under bench top oven with a hob above on the bench top ? The cable touches the back of the oven from the oven itself and I am sure the hob cable, I believe there is also a plastic junction box back there, could that melt or is the heat less...
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    Hob or oven isolator switch?

    HELLO I have to install one oven(13amp) and one induction hob (30amp) but those appliances not next to each other!2 meter between them! just i would like to know ,which appliances need localy isolator switch whitin 2 meter?! my plan to put oven isolator switch in the cupboard ,where will be...
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    Neff Oven tripping MCB

    My Neff double oven is tripping the MCB on the mains. This occurs when I switch on any function of the top oven. The model is U1744N (around 15 years old). The top oven has a double element at the top (grill and oven) with a second element under the casing at the bottom of the top oven. The...
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    Smeg Opera A3 Main Oven Won't Turn On

    My Smeg Opera A3 has just developed a fault with the main oven. Nothing works at all. Fan, oven element, grill element lights - all dead. I've changed the main oven element before when that failed but it's clearly a different problem. Any suggestions where to start? Thanks.
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    Can an oven thermostat probe (thermal bulb?) with a broken spot on the casing be repaired?

    I am replacing a thermostat on a wall oven and can only find used parts due to the age of the oven (1960's Frigidaire Flair). The used thermostat has a probe that goes into the oven and the casing or covering that covers the capillary tube has a break in it that exposes the capillary tubing. Can...
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    Connecting a oven and hob.

    Had a new kitchen fitted and have got a electrical oven and hob both have plugs so draw less than 13 amp,Ive the old cooker point outlet which I want to connect to ,can I install a double socket on this outlet to plug in the oven and hob?
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    UK 16A oven hard wired neded

    Hi all i would need advise on how to instal a new oven that need to be hard wired. The current oven is pluged on a 13a plug and the socket is part of a few sockets i have in the kitchen. The MCB related to these sockets is marked as 32A. In these sockets i have the followings appliances...
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    Hi, I have noticed the grill element in the top of the oven has completely warped and hangs down. Is this dangerous? Should I not use it. Thanks

    Hi, I have noticed the grill element is warped in the oven and hanging down. Is this dangerous and should I not use it
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    Replacing oven element help

    Hi just wanted some advice on replacing oven element . I've ordered one of ebay that stated it was for my oven but when i got it , it is 2100w 230v and my old one is 2800w 240v. Would this be ok to use? Ive connected it all up and it fits fine but as the voltage is higher on my old one but my...
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    Oven tripping RCD

    Evening all, the wife cleaned the oven yesterday (self clean setting) and is now tripping the RCD but only when it gets up to a higher temp. This has also occurred when using the top oven? I have conn checked the heating element (38 ohms) and the thermostat seems to work as light goes out when...
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    New double oven

    Hey there So I've recently bought a new double oven and a separate gas hob. Where the old oven was, there is a 45a cooker switch that has 6mm cable which goes to the fuse box under a 40a breaker, the cooker switch feeds a double socket under the counter that is also wired with 6mm. The oven...
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    Oven not working

    just had this emailed to me from a customer. hopeful, that there's some slack on the cables. looks like som there top of pic. but i bet the damaged one is tight. might need to shift the whole thing a couple of inches.
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    Fan oven keeps tripping circuit breaker - how to diagnose?

    I've a 10 yr old Neff combination oven (B6447N0GB /05) that failed recently, and I can't get a replacement component. I found a brand new oven - exactly the same model and revision - I thought I was sorted, but it arrived damaged :( So now I have two ovens, and hoping to make a working oven...
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    Double oven and hobs rating

    Hi All, I'm a retired spark and separate double ovens and hobs (induction) weren't around in my day. I did mostly power station work after a few years domestic. My daughter asked me to wire in her double oven and hob, however the rating on the double oven says, Oven A .77kW per cycle and similar...
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    UK Replacement oven power requirements

    I'm replacing our oven, and want to make sure the new oven does not exceed the power requirements of the old one, but I can't find it. Our existing EOS66SS2 shows only the following information: Nominal voltage 220V - 240V ~50Hz Power connection: 13 A automatic bipolar switch with protected...
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    Hot Element Wiring in Oven

    Hi. How to wire the hot element in a fan forced Westinghouse POL662W oven. The one at the back not top. A photo would be great . There are 2 connections on top and one below on each side. I attached a photo of current wiring which started a short circuit. Thanks a lot
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    Oven controllers

    I have been called out to 2 problems with ovens (not the normal need to reset clock) after a power cut the oven controller screen was blank as if no power going to oven, checked them out and power to everything up to the electronics , power into that but nothing else, seems the board is dead but...
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    Puzzling tripping issue

    Struggling to work this one out. My house downstair's electrics keep tripping: - only started after old meter was replaced with a smart meter; - always happens (bar perhaps one time) when the oven is heating up, will be on a minute or two so isn't instant, but it's before it reaches...
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    Cable Sizing for Oven...?? Please Help..!!

    Morning.... I was wondering if you guys could help me with this..?! I’m currently having my kitchen updated, including all new appliances... The oven, according to the manufacturers documentation has a rating of 4.2kw, which is 2.2kw or the oven and 2.2kw for the grill... The paperwork states...
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    Same Circuit for Hob and Double Oven

    Hi, We’re having a new kitchen fitted, with a separate hob and double oven. The Hob is 6.4kW and the oven is 4.2kW totalling 10.6kW. Would the below set up be ok for this? Consumer Unit with 50A MCB, 10mm T+E to 45A Cooker Switch (approx 13 metres), 10mm T+E to Dual Appliance Outlet (Scolmore...
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    Oven thermostats

    Is there a BS for oven thermostats covering variable temperature. I have been told by the oven manufacturer that this is so and the temp can vary by up to plus or minus 30 degrees but cannot find any proof on line - having great difficulty cooking!!!!!
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    UK Oven and Gas Hob Dilemma

    Hi All Best wishes for the New Year. After a full refurb, builder forgets the gas hob ignition cable outlet! Current set up: I have 2-Gang 45A Cooker & 13A Switched Plug Socket (combined) above the worktop. This ombinedc unit is supplied by a dedicated 6mm2 wire directly from the fuse board...
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    Oven and hob connection

    Hi all, new 2.5kw oven and 7kw hob, existing 6mm 32a supply to 45a cooker unit, now no access to socket circuit or new supply for oven, so 6mm into cooker switch then from load side to new FCU 13a with 6mm, then 2.5mm to oven? Will I get x2 6mm into outgoing side of cooker switch? Unless I keep...
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    Getting a new oven and wondering what work I’ll need an electrician to do

    I’m going to get a new oven but suspect the current one is wired differently to how the new one will need to be done. Old one is connected as per the pics. I.e it’s on it’s own circuit with a red oven switch, but the actual connection is via a socket behind some drawers. The new oven will be...
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    2KW oven and 6KW hob on B32 MCB

    Can a 2kw (on a 1.5mm manufacturers flex) fitted oven and a 6kw hob (on a 2.5mm manufacturer's flex) be connected into a cooker outlet plate behind the cooker? The circuit is wired in 6mm t&e on B32 mcb. It has a 45A cooker switch with 13A socket in the kitchen (within a metre of the appliances)
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