Question about Kenmore 79012 / 79014 / 79019 Gas Kitchen Range
Question: My glass top has a crack about a foot long going across one of the burners. Is is safe to use the burners that are not cracked ? If moisture gets into the cracked section, will this be dangerous? I, too, am not impressed with Maytag..anyone find a cheap place to buy tops?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
check the burner socket, it is likely that contact is being lost where the burner connects to the hardwired portion of the system (the socket). It is not unusual for the socket to "burn up" when there is a poor connection to the burner resulting in the burner being replaced and the new burner not working or working intermittently.
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Posted on Jan 29, 2009
Use oven cleaner. Spray it and let it sit on a couple of hours. Scrape with a razor blade. It worked for me after trying everything recommened by the manufacture.
Posted on Mar 06, 2009
It is simply a cosmetic issue.
The heating elements are not embedded in the glass top - they are underneath.
Using the burners will be fine.
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Posted on Jul 28, 2009
its safe but will be a pain
if you have a small crack in the liner
you can buy white tin tape and get a good seal again
but if you willing to deal with it
and wipe it down alot
you will be fine
Posted on Oct 06, 2009
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found it listed from 230.68 at prosupplyco.com
up to 281.85 at Repairclinic.com
hope this helps,
best of luck,
Posted on Oct 27, 2009
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