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Old 09-06-2008, 15:45   #1
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Princess Stove

I have a three burner electric Princess stove. Every once in a while the burners turn off. I don't know if it's something in the stove or the 110v breaker. It's frustrating to have the stove shut down inb the middle of a meal. I checked the web site for info but found nothing.


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Old 29-10-2008, 13:18   #2
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Older circuit breakers just shut down sometimes because they get to hot. Easiest and least costly thing to do is to get a new 20 amp breaker and try it.

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I have one of those combo electric/alcohol stove tops, and the electric stove tops do the same thing for me. I am not tripping the circuit breakers, they just go off and back on.
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The Seaward “Princess” Electric Stoves have Limiters (thermal cutouts) in the burner circuits, to prevent overheating; and utilize 1,100 or 1,200 Watt elements.

A single 1,200W element draws 10 Amps, and requires a 15Amp 120V Breaker. Two elements would draw 20A, and require a 25A breaker; and three elements would draw 30A, requiring a 35 or 40 A breaker.

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Whittier, CA 90601-1732
Tel: (562) 699-7997
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