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Oven bolted into floor, need to get card out from between oven and cabinet

Oven bolted into floor, need to get card out from between oven and cabinet


Old 05-02-16, 12:25 AM
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Oven bolted into floor, need to get card out from between oven and cabinet

A giftcard fell between the oven and countertop. I haven't been able to fish it out with a coathanger. I can't get a coathanger to straighten out enough. Is there a device I can use that's better than a coathanger for this?

If I can't fish it out, I'll need to pull the oven out to retrieve it. I've been reading a bit on how to do this, but I'm stuck on figuring out how to remove this bolt, which looks like an upside-down screw. Does this mean it was bolted in from the basement? I can't find anything on the ceiling down there.

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Old 05-02-16, 12:34 AM
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Can you see the card ? Yes.... use a yardstick with gum or putty on the end.

That item in your picture is an adjustable leveling foot. It is not holding the stove in place.

If the stove hasn't been moved in a while..... it's probably stuck in dried grease on the floor.

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Old 05-02-16, 07:15 AM
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As Pete said, those are feet, the oven is sitting on 4 of them. The feet you have are actually easier to slide than the steel type.
So the technical term is it's stuck, as Pete diagnosed.
Old 05-02-16, 11:41 AM
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Actually it looks like a stove. A stove is movable. You should be able to pull it out. An oven though is inside a cabinet that isn't movable. Did this fall inside an oven cabinet?

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