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Stove knobs... The little knobs that you turn to control the heat setting (3 out of 4 of them) are broken.....we have use the remaining single knob left to use for all 4 of them...is there anywhere i can go to buy the knobs?

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If the model number used for this listing is accurate then you can find your knob here

http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SSPartDetail.aspx?PartID=1173229&PPStack=1

Posted on Dec 04, 2008

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Good Day,<br /><br />Have you ever had that problem with your Gas Hob, Stove or Cooktop where you hear a clicking the whole time, coming from <span style="font-weight: bold;">the ignition switches?</span> Well, then today I will show you how to <span style="font-weight: bold;">resolve the problem.</span><br /><br />Why does this happen? <span style="font-weight: bold;">Moisture</span> on the ignition switches... Be it because of you cleaning it obsessively or, because you might have had a small water spillage - the causes could be quite a few things <span style="font-weight: bold;">related to water.</span><br /><br />Now for the solution (Please note: I will be using a General Electric Stove & Hotpoint Hob as demonstration, but this solution should work for <span style="font-weight: bold;">most ranges - if not all</span>)<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Step 1 (Safety first)</span><br /><br />Turn the machine off, switch it off at the mains if it is powered by it, and if powered by another source - Turn this off!<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Step 2</span><br /><br />Remove the knobs of the Hob/Stove:<br /> <br /><img src="jedemeyer1_31.JPG" /><br /><br />If they do not come out, try to pull them as far out as possible, without breaking them. If there is a seal beneath them, then take it off as well - in the case if the knob does not come off, leave them be... If any grime or fat deposits are present, remove them with a damp cloth and some toothpicks.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Step 3</span><br /><br />Get a hairdryer, or fan.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">If using the hairdryer:</span> <span style="font-style: italic;">Dry each knob area for 3 to 5 minutes for each knob respectively.</span><br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">If using a fan:</span> <span style="font-style: italic;">Put the fan facing all the knobs, and leave it there for 30 minutes.</span><br /><br style="font-weight: bold;" /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Step 4</span><br /><br />Leave the oven for <span style="font-style: italic;">about 20 minutes</span>, and then re-attach the knobs and seals and re-connect it to power.<br /><br />TEST, and viola! The problem is fixed.<br /><br />I have attached a video to this Tip, that shows a complete yet simple solution to this problem (Kindly provided by General Electric):<br /><br /><utube src="-vG9QQDiFCw"><br /><br />Now you can use your Hob/Cooktop/Stove with no more annoying clicking sounds.<br /><br />I hope this Tip has helped you, if it did - Please rate it.<br /><br />Kind Regards<br /><br />JEDEMEYER1<br />

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