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  1. L

    Hotpoint range oven making funny sound - fan motor?

    Hi All, Thank you for your previous advice - it resulted in us replacing our precious Smeg range with a Hotpoint; however we now have a new issue that I was hoping you might be able to advise on: The oven works nicely and the heat seems good etc. But it makes a pulsing noise when you're using...
  2. Murrdock

    Double oven tripping electric

    I have just replaced my old double oven which was about 10 years old with a new model as whenever I used the top oven it tripped the electrics. However the new one is doing exactly the same. Bottom oven works perfectly as did the old one, so question I have, is the oven faulty and it’s a...
  3. P

    Advice on new oven installation RE amps/fuse rating

    Hi all We are hoping to upgrade our oven. We currently have a single integrated oven and a separate induction hob. Each has its own red switch on the kitchen wall. The consumer unit has 2 "cooker" parts both labelled as B32. We are hoping to get a larger freestanding electric range style...
  4. J

    220 connection for new wall oven.

    I am getting ready to install a new wall oven that's about 4 ft closer to the panel than the old stove. I have about 4 ft extra cable with the new wall oven location. For code do I need to install a metal box on the wall behind the new oven location or can I run the cable that's coming out of...
  5. S

    Advice on recent Electric Oven installation

    Hi all, I've recently had an oven installed by AO and afterwards I noticed in the installation instructions that the electrical connection needed to be in a certain position, given the depth of the oven and position I became concerned that the back plate or cables may burn through. They came...
  6. T

    DIY: 20A oven installation on 40A circuit, can this be done?

    Here is my situation We have a dedicated oven circuit in our house with a 40A RCBO We have bought a dual fuel range cooker which states it has a nominal power of 4800W By my calculations this means it will draw max 20A The power cord of the oven is rated to 25A My question: Are we permitted...
  7. S

    Advice on recent Electric Oven installation

    Hi, I've recently had my broken oven replaced in my flat and I paid for delivery and installation. It was hardwired through an unswitched plate which leads to a fused spur with switch on the wall of the kitchen. Everything seemed fine until I idly glanced through the installation manual. It...
  8. flabbagasted

    Single oven and ceramic hob install

    Hello hope you can help I have a single oven 2.4kw max and a ceramic hob 6kw max I would like to put then both on the same circuit so i was thinking 10mm cable from consumer unit to a junction box then 6mm from jb to hob via isolation switch then another 6mm from jb to 13amp fused isolation...
  9. S

    Dual fuel oven 5kw what cable size?

    The customer has suggested from a previous electrician that the oven requires a new circuit installed . Upon viewing the instructions it is stated that the total power consumption is 5kw and cable size should be 2.5mm . The customer has a kitchen ring main with a previous fuse spur for a cooker...
  10. J

    adding cooker switch for an oven

    (Trying again, as picture didn't post first time) Hi, I'd be very grateful if anyone could help me here. Below, I've pasted a sketch showing how my oven is currently wired up, followed by 3 potential solutions, but of course I'd be more than happy to see alternative propositions. But let me...
  11. J

    Wiring up a double oven

    Hi, I'd be very grateful if anyone could help me here. Below, I've pasted a sketch showing how my oven is currently wired up, followed by 3 potential solutions, but of course I'd be more than happy to see alternative propositions. But let me explain first. Currently, we have a double oven...
  12. B

    Oven element failure

    I have an electric oven - now many years old. I have replaced the main circular 2.5kW oven element (ELEHY6708) several times over the years. Another failure happened just a couple of days ago. Soon after switching on, I noticed an unusual crackling noise from the oven. When I opened the oven...
  13. S

    Australia Westinghouse wall oven cutting out.

    Hello All. I have a Westinghouse pxr6988 wall oven. It has a cutting out problem when using it in Keep Warm mode, it heats ok and stat is working. But, when I turn it off the oven goes dead, no clock etc. The trip switch on the electrical board is not tripping. But to get the oven to work again...
  14. P

    new oven advice needed please

    hi just bought a new oven its a 4.4KW i`m running a 6mm cable from the cu using a 32mcb to kitchen around a 6M run under floor boards then 2m in trucking to a 45amp cooker socket just wondering the security mcb is dismantled best to place the 32mcb in here or put the 32mcb left of the...
  15. J

    16 amp oven installation

    Good evening, I am new to the forum, and I am after some advice I am looking at buying my son a new oven, but have just noticed that the one I intended buying is a 16 amp oven. I believe his current oven is a hardwired 13 amp version with its own fuse on the fuse board. I am thinking of buying...
  16. J

    Neff Oven Trips RCD at high temperature

    My Neff oven is approx 10 years old and has worked normally,until about a few months ago when it has started to trip on RCD when at high temperature…190 deg+.The oven is used regularly….does the thermostat need replacing, or heating elements or a new oven or RCD which has become too sensitive...
  17. E

    New oven installation... confused about amps/wiring

    Hi all, I replaced my old Electrolux oven which operated with a 13 amp plug. The new Kenwood oven I ordered says a 16 amp (Requires hardwiring to a dedicated circuit) is required (see pictures below). Is it not possible if I just buy a 13 amp plug and do the wiring in the terminal box at the...
  18. E

    Which connecting block for oven

    I am replacing my under counter oven with a new 3kw one, oven is on its own circuit and isolation oven switch, the cable is either 4 or 6mm coming through wall where I need to join. The oven came with flex but no plug, which type of connector block should I use to join the two? Similarly, have...
  19. J

    Is new cu required for new oven install?

    An electrician has recently quoted to replace our old oven. He says that the new oven has different power requirements and he needs to replace the consumer unit to make this lower and avoid burning out our new oven within weeks! The cu was new in 2015 so I am concerned that it now needs...
  20. B

    DIYer needs help. Lamona built-in oven not heating

    Hello. The built-in oven is not getting hot. I took a look inside and see just one heating element which is at the top. It's a three-pronged one. Is that the only element for both grill and oven? I don't see anything else in the interior of the oven by way of electrical parts. The light works...
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