Question about Jenn-Air JED8430 Electric Cooktop
Replace the burner and receptacle and you should be short free. You may also need to replace the surface element switch too if it doesn't come on at all or stays on high regardless off knob setting.
Posted on Dec 19, 2008
SOURCE: tripping breaker
I had the same problem. Mine was caused by liquid seeping into the infinite switch (the switch that gets rotated by the knob to set burner temperature). This caused one of the live wires to short to ground within the switch. Bad Design IMHO. Replacing the switch fixed the problem (you can get replacement parts at Searspartsdirect.com - search using the cooktop model number). To get at the switch you need to remove the top by taking off only the top row of screws all around the unit and also in the down draft cavity.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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