Are stove drip pans standard size?

So, although there’s really not a one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to drip pans, for most stoves, there are 4 primary styles or types from which to choose: A, B, D, and E. And each style comes in two sizes: Large and Small. There are also Styles C and F for electric ranges, but they are not as widespread.

How do you measure drip pan size?

You can tell apart “large” (“8 inch”) and “small” (“6 inch”) burners just by looking at your stove or at the picture of the new burner pans much more easily than you can by measuring something. The “large” and “small” sizes are fairly standard, and should not be a concern.

Where is the model number on a Kenmore stove?

Lift the cooktop if your stove top lifts. Grasp both sides near the front and lift up. The model number tag will be visible on the area below the burners if that’s the right location on your stove.

Can I use my stove without a drip pan?

All stoves need some type of drip pan to catch spills and splatters, but not every stove has removable drip pans. Some stoves merely have molded basins around the burners which serve the same function as a removable drip pan, but need to be scrubbed while in place on the stovetop.

How long do drip pans last?

Like most owners, my drip pans lasted on my stove over 10 years because I cleaned them regularly and also used the little pre-shaped foil covers to keep them from getting really dirty in the first place. So in my view–when properly cared for–drip pans should last a loooong time. Certainly longer than 5 years.

How can I tell how old my Kenmore stove is?

You can tell the age of your Kenmore stove from the manufacture date code in the serial number. The serial number starts with two letters, and six numbers follow. The first two letters are manufacture date codes, representing the month and year of manufacture.

Why do drip pans have holes?

It is to allow excess heat out from the oven. Often times you only need one drip pan to have a hole in the center the one right above the oven hole under the stove top. 1 of 2 found this helpful.

Are drip pans necessary?

But are water heater drip pans required? In most cases, whether you need a drain pan under a water heater is mostly determined by the location where it is installed. If your water heater is installed in an attic space or inside the interior living space, a drain pan is required under your water heater.

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