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rangemasyer cooker tripping when it get to around 190 degr

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rangemasyer cooker tripping when it get to around 190 degrees
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Techdesk replied 3 years ago.
Hiya,
If you set it to 175 degrees, does it get to temperature and the indicator light go off and on as it calls for heat?

Is it the RCD in the house fuse box that trips?

Thanks
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

will find out and get back, its my mums cooker, i would like to have an idear before i call a engineer

Expert:  Techdesk replied 3 years ago.
Hiya,
No problem.

Thanks
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

the cooker gets between 150-200 deg, then trips the main fuse box..

Expert:  Techdesk replied 3 years ago.
Hiya,
OK, so does it work as it should below 150?

You need to run it for a while to ensure it's not tripping at, say, 140 degrees

The reason for the test is to determine if it's the switching of the thermostat causing the fault, or if it's the element.

The most likely cause is the circular element going down to earth as it heats up.
This is why it only happens when it gets above a certain temperature.
Below the temperature, the insulation reading is high enough not to trip the RCD

If it trips whenever it switches the light on the front off (when it gets to temperature) you need a thermostat too.

A new element should sort the fault out.

Hope this helps
Let me know what you find.
Thanks
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

will do, thanks

Expert:  Techdesk replied 3 years ago.
Hiya,
You're welcome