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Broken MAYTAG glass cooktop

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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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

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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

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318223626 - MAIN TOP
found it listed from 230.68 at prosupplyco.com
up to 281.85 at Repairclinic.com
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Posted on Oct 27, 2009

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I found an amazing way to clean my glass cooktop... I pour Boiling water on it... then a sponge with a scrubby side and it look great! Try it

Posted on Mar 06, 2010

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Tom (Tchange): I also had arc/pop/short of SSB like g_royer. This was preceded over a few days by the Element ON indicator always ON (with all surface select switches OFF). I found the arc marks and burns on the SSB and replaced it. Element ON indicator went OUT, but like you, element no longer heats. I just checked continuity for each of the relays on the Lockout Board. In spite of the error designation on the Wiring Diagram (swapping P3 with P6), I found an OPEN relay for that element. Now to order the Lockout Board, just like g_royer.

Posted on Oct 22, 2010

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