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I had a gas stove that whenever I used it some type of

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Hi. I had a gas stove that whenever I used it some type of liquid (orderless/colorless) would collect on the bottom and cause the whole thing to smoke so I assumed it was broken. I recently purchased a new gas stove, used it 2 or 3 times no problem. today i used it again and the same thing happened with the liquid. Any thoughts?

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

A few weeks

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Nope

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Plumber: Home Guru, Handyman replied 2 months ago

Were you cooking in the unit, normally that would be oil from the food being cooked. This is not coming from the unit at all.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I was cooking but this morning it was a cheese cake in a fully enclosed spring form pan.
Plumber: Home Guru, Handyman replied 2 months ago

It dripped off trust me and that is just oil then it burns and smokes.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
What could have possibly dripped off from a cheese cake?
Plumber: Home Guru, Handyman replied 2 months ago

Oil from the cream cheese. If you want to see just next time put a rack under whatever you are cooking with tin foil on it, if you catch the oil it is getting out of your item through the pan or over the egde. This is super common.

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