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Remove panel behind ignitor knobs

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One of the ignitor knobs has become disconnected on the interior, behind the front panel. It seems that the knobs, except for the oven control, are designed to be permanently attached to the stem. This prevents removal of the front panel. Which of course prevents repair of the mechanism behind the panel.

What is the process for removal of this front panel. I have removed the 4 star screws but of course, without being able to remove the knobs, this is not enough.

Thank you.
Mark

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I found the solution at Fixitnow.com. Apparently the knobs are VERY difficult to remove and must be pried off using two screw drivers on either side of the knob and working back and forth. I sprayed them with WD40 before replacing them.

After getting past this poor design issue, the remainder of the repair was very simple, as I expected it would be.

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