We have a ten-year old GE self-cleaning glass-top electric range.
My wife had never used the self-cleaning feature mainly because of the
high electricity consumption (she says).
Anyway, because she is now disabled, leaving me to become chief cook
and bottle-washer, I find that I now need to clean the oven. I
decided I would try the self-cleaning feature to ease my tasks a
Imagine my surprise when I discovered that the cleaning cycle would
only run some 10 minutes before tripping the 220 breaker. When I
reset the breaker, and tried it again, it did the same. Three times
before I quit, fearing that there must be an overload. The breaker is
I can and did clean the oven manually, with easy-off, and can continue
to do so. But I am wondering why this all happened.
What does everyone think?