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dodgy hob

Post by panlid » Thu Jan 25, 2007 8:22 pm

on the kitchen i am doing i have had the hob fitted. a halogen type. anyway to heat up the room today i put on all 4 rings. after about ten minutes smoke started to come out of the ga[p between the oven and the worktop. i pulled out the oven and the smoke was coming from the hob. also the underside of the hob was red hot. i have never checked this before, is it normal.
anyway i phoned up howdens who put me in touch with manufacturer. they are sending an engineer out after saying some smoke is likely when new. maybe some but this seemed to be excessive.
has anyone any ideas if this is normal as i have never witnessed it before but i dont recall fitting a halagon before?
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Post by ultimatehandyman » Thu Jan 25, 2007 8:54 pm

Some new heat generating items can smell of smoke and small amounts can be seen, but it normally burns off quite quickly.

At least the engineer will put your mind at rest once he has checked it.
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Post by panlid » Thu Jan 25, 2007 8:59 pm

customer didnt look to confident either :lol:
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Post by Only-Me » Thu Jan 25, 2007 10:27 pm

And don't let him walk on the floor............its still wet :lol:
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Post by panlid » Thu Jan 25, 2007 10:29 pm

managed to dry enough for me to clean it.

customer got a big warning :wink:
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