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Hotpoint Ceramic burner not working properly

Back left burner shuts off a few seconds after switching on. I produces heat for the 2-3 seconds before going cold.

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Hey there burner has a limiter built into it.its faulty,and you have to replace the whole burner.God bless,tom

Posted on Jan 01, 2009

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What is the model number and the age of your range?

Waiting for your reply.
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