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GE Self Cleaning Radiant Range Model JBP78
Kitchen
Appliances
Ranges or Ovens, Not Specified (281)
GE Appliances, a Haier company    
GE Spectra
JBP78WOB4WW
VA275855Q
 
 
Product: GE Self-Cleaning Radiant Range Model # JBP78 (WOB4WW)
Serial # VA2 75855Q

WE have had this range for a number of years and have had not issues. Last night, however, I was using the oven and the element on the bottom of the stove caught fire. I turned the oven off, but the element continued to burn. Power continued to be fed to the element despite the oven was turned off. Luckily, I was in the kitchen at the time and my husband was able to use pliers to pull the hot element out of the stove. He then turned the power off to the stove. We have since discovered by checking on line that this is not an isolated incident. The power continues to flow through the element after the oven is turned off. If I had not been in the kitchen at the time, the element would have continued to burn and the stove could have caused an electrical fire in the house. Luckily, the only damage was the burnt out element.
8/28/2018
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
My Spouse
Male
Unspecified
Yes
No
No
It happened last night so we still have the product. I tried calling the number provided on the stove and website but only received recordings.
No
N/A
File NameDescription
IMG_2108.JPG Photo of element on fire

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