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GE® 30" Free-Standing Electric Range

Model # JB256RMSS

 4.2 out of 5 (77 Reviews)

Available in 3 Color(s)

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5.0 cu. ft. oven capacity

Enough room to cook an entire meal at once


Self-clean oven

Cleans the oven cavity without the need for scrubbing


Sensi-temp technology

Enjoy the same cooking power as a traditional coil with an added safety feature that meets the new UL858 Household Electric Ranges Standard for Safety


Dual-element Bake

Upper and lower elements produce even heat and great results


Removable fill-width storage drawer

Large trays and other cookware can be conveniently stored for quick access

Features:

  • 5.0 cu. ft. oven capacity
  • Self-clean oven
  • Sensi-temp technology
  • Dual-element Bake
  • Removable fill-width storage drawer
CAPACITY
Total Capacity (cubic feet) 5.0
FILTER
App Filter - Cleaning Type Self-Clean
App Filter - Control Type Electronic touchpad
App Filter - Drawer Type Storage
App Filter - Cooktop Type Coil
App Filter - Voltage 240V
App Filter - Cooking Technology Traditional
App Filter - Cabinet Width Cooking 30 in. (Standard)
App Filter - Product Type Ranges Free-Standing Single Oven
App Filter - Convection No
App Filter - Fuel Type Electric
APPEARANCE
Control Knobs Gloss Black
Handle Designer Style
Stainless Steel
Textured Steel Side Panels Yes
Oven Door Features Big View Oven Window
Glass Door
Stainless Overlay
Color Appearance Stainless Steel/Black
POWER / RATINGS
KW Rating at 208V 8.8
Bake Wattage 2585W
KW Rating at 240V 11.7
Broiler Wattage 3410W
Amp Rating at 208V 40
Amp Rating at 240V 40
WARRANTY
Warranty Notes See written warranty for full details
Parts Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Labor Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS
Net Weight 150.0
Height to Cooking Surface (in.) 36 - 36 1/2
Depth Without Handle 26.25
Overall Depth 28.75
Depth with Door Open 46.25
Oven Interior Dimensions (W x H x D) (in.) 23-3/4 x 19 x 18-1/2
Overall Width 30.0
Overall Height 47.0
Approximate Shipping Weight 170.0
Cabinet Width 30.0
FEATURES
Oven Cleaning Type Self-Clean
Cooktop Burner Type Coil
Oven Interior 1 Incandescent
Element - Left Front 6" 1250W Temp Limiting Coil
Oven Rack Features 2 Oven Racks
6 Rack Positions
Removable One-Piece Drip Bowls Black Porcelain Enameled
Oven Features 4-Pass Bake Element
4-Pass Broil Element
Fuel Type Electric
Cooking Technology Traditional
Cooktop Surface One-Piece Upswept
Porcelain-Enamel
Configuration Range with Storage Drawer
Control Type Digital Temperature Display
Electronic
Touchpads
Lift-Up Cooktop With Support Rods Yes
Element - Right Front 8" 2400W Temp Limiting Coil
Oven Control Features Audible Preheat Signal
Auto Oven Shut-Off with Override
Auto Self Clean
Control Lock Capability
Delay Bake Option (Time Bake)
Delay Clean Option
Electronic Clock & Kitchen Timer
Hi / Low Broil
Oven "ON" Light
Self-Clean Cool Down Time Display
Self-Cleaning Cycling Light
Product Type Free-Standing Single Oven
Drawer Type Storage
Cooktop Type Coil
Control Location Backsplash
Element - Right Rear 6" 1250W Temp Limiting Coil
Storage Drawer Features Removable Full-Width
Heating Element "ON" Indicator Light Yes
Element - Left Rear 8" 2400W Temp Limiting Coil

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4.2

out of 5 (77 Reviews)

80% of reviewers recommend this product.

Good solid range

Submitted by Sue i 51153 - Replaced an earlier model; very happy with its performance.
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Great range. All the bells and whistles I need.

Submitted by rsr1953 - The range works great. No issues whatsoever on functionality. The black is harder to clean than I anticipated but nothing major.
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Looks Great!

Submitted by 50 MA - I'm delighted with the appearance and working of my new GE free standing electric stove. Thank you.
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Amazing features

Submitted by Maddog20 - Exactly what i needed!!! Works great and easy to clean. Very happy.
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Ready

Submitted by Rechyb - Cooks evenly. It's a Pleasure to use. Very Easy to clean
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Would definitely recommend.

Submitted by April in Clarksville - We've our stove for a few weeks now and am very pleased with my new stove. Was a little more expensive than what i wanted to pay but wanted the upgrade of stainless to match my other appliances. It was still cheaper than the other choices. Very nice product.
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Great Features!!!

Submitted by Graysonhawke - Enough bells and whistles and still very easy to operate.
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Wobbly storage drawer

Submitted by WMDW - My only negative comment is about the storage drawer at the base of the range. It is wobbly, and I have to work with it to close it evenly. Perhaps it was installed incorrectly?
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I LOVE MY NEW STOVE.

Submitted by FLOSSIE MAY - MY NEW STOVE LOOKS GREAT IN MY KITCHEN. IT IS EASY TO USE AND PERFORMS GREAT. EXACTLY WHAT I WANTED.
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good

Submitted by reviewer223 - good, clean, and reasonable size refrigerator for my place
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The sensi-temp feature

Submitted by maryjane30 - I am familiar with GE appliances having owned them in the past
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Love the features

Submitted by Gazoo1333 - We love our new GE stove works wonderful we love the features
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Affordable and efficient

Submitted by Flashdaddy1961 - This range is a great addition to our kitchen. It has a very nice appearance and has excellent performance we're cooking or baking.
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A work horse

Submitted by Blacktie65 - This stove was bought specifically for the older style heating elements, which allows us to put this stove to work without having to worry about scratching a new glass style cook top. The controls are very straight forward, oven temperature checks with my hand held thermometer. Food is delicious, probably more to do with the cook than the stove, but you need good tools, and so far for the first 5 months things are good.
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Not as happy as we hoped.

Submitted by Stjohn8475 - We are having problems with the wires that go to the connection block of the elements.
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nice range

Submitted by sunshine9 - in the short time I have had the stove, it has performed very well.
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So, a very nice range

Submitted by elgreco251 - I like the features that came with it as standard product. The sensors within the heating coils to prevent overheating seems like a nice idea. Once you understand the buttons, it is easy to set the temperature and adjust the clock. The manual is lacking and does not make use of the instrument panel easier. I think a simpler, less digital and more analog dial would make temperature setting easier that repeated taps of the button. That aside, it is a nice unit and we are pleased.
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AFFORDABLE PRIZE WITH GREAT FEATURES

Submitted by LChorse - Very good appliance for the price. Enjoyed using GE products since 1985.
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so so

Submitted by Kathee B - third time buying a similar range from GE, how is is it that the outside of the range became slightly larger, but the inside of the oven keeps decreasing? Not sure how that works. I saved the racks from my previous ranges and surprise! the new oven was smaller.
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Durability and style

Submitted by Pappy and nanny - Best stove the wife is happy everybody happy we would by the same one again
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I really liked, HATE the drawer!

Submitted by aimee65 - I needed a new range and I really like this however the drawer is AWFUL!. It doesn't pull in and out very nice and most of all - it is cheap in my opinion. They couldn't use enough metal on the sides and back like older ranges, so you can hardly fit much in it and everything always falls behind the drawer. Wish I had noticed it before I bought it as I would have bought a different range.
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Don't like stove top

Submitted by Dolly43 - Do not like range burners. Don't like the heat control buttons. Know four other people that hates this feature as well. I called to see if burners could be changed. I'm stuck with it but I tell everyone not to buy it.
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Simple, sleek, purchase without hesitation

Submitted by MeH2ofit - This range is perfect for me. It is a sleek, simple design in steel. The coils lay flat and don't slide in their pans due to the design notch to hold cool in place. Heats up quickly and temperature on coils and oven are spot on. Simple to clean. Self cleaning, so insulated well.
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Great features

Submitted by Mom7318 - I love this stove. It works great and is beautifully designed
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Great stove!

Submitted by ccslkm - I've been cooking on a hot plate for about 9 months now so this is a vast improvement over that! Love my new range and the big oven that cooks in the time it says on the carton instead of 10 or 15 minutes longer. Haven't really used the automatic cutoff function yet but it's good as we are getting older and sometimes forget to turn off the burner. Love it!
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Nice stove

Submitted by Karis - Stove looks nice, works well. I gave it 4 stars because the bottom drawer came a little messed up, waiting for GE repair person to come and fix it, this weekend. I'm planning on using drawer for pots and pans, so was disappointed with drawer. If service goes well, I would probably give it 5 stars.
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Beautiful

Submitted by ezbakescakes - Solidly made Heats evenly Looks rich Easy to operate I bought it for the coil heat top because I use cast iron pans.
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Reasonable price

Submitted by No nickname hi - Fairly good quality for price. Burners give consistent heat and oven bakes well
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Great range, but

Submitted by Rhonpat - Love the oven, very accurate temps but hate the sensi coils that came with the range. Keeps turning off and can't keep temperatures up so food comes out soggy and not nicely fried. When I called to complain, customer service said that happens and the only solution was to find the sensi coils "sweet spot" or replace the sensi coils with regular coils. I've not found the "sweet spot" so have given up on frying food.
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works fine

Submitted by DeanL - H I am disappointed in the flimsiness of the storage drawer. Very thin material. You need to pull the drawer out slowly and straight out (otherwise standing directly in front of).
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So great!

Submitted by Kt206 - Beautiful exterior and easy to use. Delivery was quick and simple, also removed old stove.
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BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Submitted by Luis from FLA - I just received this relly beautiful electric stove. It is really nice looking and has a lot of features. So Happy I bought it!!!
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Great features

Submitted by CK 32625 - Easy to use with the display options and easy to keep clean.
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Controls located in rear away from Children

Submitted by David2020 - Functions are clear and easy to set up. Enjoy the large white display, oven preheat function, and auto oven shutdown.
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Too soon

Submitted by suemc49 - I've had my range for less than a day....I was filling out my warranty info and this form popped up and i can't get back to my registration.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Looks great

Submitted by Cocoplum - Heats quickly and keeps heat constant. Looks nice too
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Self cleaning option

Submitted by Jane CF - After purchasing this stove, I was told it is best not to use the self cleaning option as it will burn out the elements. I could have saved money and purchased a manual cleaning stove had I known this.
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Does what it's supposed to do

Submitted by drdicarlo - My major issue with this range is that when using the oven, the whole stove top gets hot! Does anyone else have this issue? Is this normal? If it is, then I bought this range for nothing, because that's why I got rid of my old one.
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Beautiful Stove

Submitted by ricktheb - The stove is beautiful and I love the safety features on the burners.
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Great oven...Love the timer!

Submitted by Kim 1083 - Great oven. Love the preheat feature and timer to shuts oven off when done.
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Great features.

Submitted by Deb0217 - Love this product. Easy to use. Cooks evenly and bakes perfectly.
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Everything works great

Submitted by LadyatBeach - My new appliance fits perfectly with my kitchen decor. It always looks clean. Cooks like a dream
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Worst GE range

Submitted by Granbury511 - We've had similar GE ranges for over 30 years and this is by far the worst designed. Probably the "advancement" from analog to digital. Can't use clock when oven is on, Can't adjust oven temp. without starting over, oven racks get hung up on screws, can't set warming temp. on burners low enough, oven drawer is useless because it does not stay on the rail and falls on the floor.
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Lesser of two evils

Submitted by Blackwatchbear - Rather than buy a glass top, I chose this stove because of the drip pans which are porcelain coated for easier cleaning. Disappointed in the slow heating of burners and oven. Bottom drawer is flimsy and after pulling out one time is now lop sided.
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The color matches with the other appliances .

Submitted by Busyms - .This GE range is exactly what I wanted. Is hard to find a range with coil eyes instead of smooth top. Lowes would not order it for me but an individual dealer ordered it and had it installed in my kitchen within a week.
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buyer beware

Submitted by Kyriaki - Stove I originally wanted was on backorder and salesperson suggested one that was comparable and immediately available. I requested stainless trim to match other appliances and was told that only the glass on stove door would be in black. When I received stove the stove top was black which I reluctantly accepted. The only stainless on it was backsplash, oven door handle and drawer on the bottom of range. To my dismay the stove top leaves smudges when trying to clean and the stainless leaves fingerprint smudges as soon as you touch it. I can deal with all the above but what has me perturbed is that the trays under the burners do not come off for easy cleaning and after the first use the black paint on them has bubbled up as if it is burnt.
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Works fine

Submitted by Phil74501 - I've read several bad reviews/complaints...like the temp sensors on the burners. I've never had a single problem with them not working. The only problem I have with the stove is the door for the storage area at the bottom of the stove. Some reviews I came across said it's flimsy...it is. It seems as if it isn't on any kind of rollers or guides or anything. You pull it out and it just drops onto the floor. Other than that, not a problem with it. I would buy it again without hesitation.
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Not as good as they use to be

Submitted by lla72 - Not made like they use to be made but looks good in my kitchen
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Average

Submitted by Wiles Family - The digital display has a plastic overlay covering the membrane buttons, which has a somewhat tacky appearance when the light reflects off of it (which is most of the time). We wish they offered smudge proof stainless steel for coil style heating element range tops, but apparently they do not.
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GE - JB256RMSS My Review for JB256RMSS

Submitted by Snicklefritz the inept - Had one just like it, looked all over for a duplicate. This is a close as we could find.
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