My electric cook top isn't working, when I checked the box the breaker
was on, but is loose and doesn't go all the to the correct position,
approx half an inch from the end. I had to replace part of the cook
top two years ago when I got water into the area around the knobs, I
did get VERY LITTLE water there this morning when I was cleaning, but
didn't have anything happen like when it was broken before. When that
happened there was aloud noise and smell.
Any ideas? - not sure if electrician or appliance repair or whether I
can try something myself.
Did you push it fully to the "off" position and then try to turn it
back "on?" When they're tripped, they can seem "loose" like that.
Just trying to push it back on without first going to the full off
position won't reset it.
If pushing it off and then on doesn't reset it, then either
-- there's still a fault, or
-- the breaker has expired, giving its all to protect you one last time
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