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Replace cooktop I have a ceramic cook top on a KitchenAid range that is broken. How hard is that to replace? Do I need to buy new gaskets along with the cook top?

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Looking at the part breakdown for this unit, doesnt appear to be much a of a problem in replacing the top, teh gasket should come with the new top if not there is one available for purchase, but looks as if all you need to do is remove the frame(look as if 2 screws in either rear corner will release this)afeter that the glass should lift right up simply replace with new and re-secure the screws, be gentile however the new glass can be fragile, so make sure ut fully sits flat in the spot before trying to tighten back into place

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