Question about Jenn-Air JED8230 Electric Cooktop
My 18 year old Jenn Air stove top has recently started turning off. Some times flipping the fuse makes it come back on, but not always.
There are no other appliances that use the same fuse, so it isn't caused by over load. The house was built in 1960
It is old enough that the connector, that the elements plug into, are probably dirty or bad (as in burnt up, corroded, etc.). A high resistance connection could cause the breaker to occasionally trip.
I would examine them by lifting/unplugging/removing the sections from the stove and look at plug with flashlight. They are easy enough to get at, clean or replace, if necessary. I have cleaned mine with sandpaper and tightened them up and had them work better for a while.
Make sure element ends are not eaten up or dirty, too.
Posted on Feb 06, 2009
If your breakers have become week they may trip with a lesser amp draw.sooooo if they trip right when you turn on a switch on the range, then it is a short in the range.if it trips after your using it abit its your breaker.hope it helps God bless ,tom
Posted on Jan 08, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 16, 2013 | Jenn-Air Cooktops
Nov 21, 2010 | Jenn-Air 4 in. JEC0536ADS Electric Cooktop
Jul 29, 2010 | Jenn-Air JED8230 Electric Cooktop
Jan 27, 2010 | Magic Chef Cooktops
Jan 07, 2010 | Jenn-Air JED8230 Electric Cooktop
Oct 25, 2009 | Jenn-Air JED8430 Electric Cooktop
Aug 08, 2009 | Jenn-Air JED8230 Electric Cooktop
Sep 22, 2008 | Jenn-Air 34 in. Expressions CVGX2423 Gas...
Sep 10, 2007 | Jenn-Air JGC9430ADS Gas Cooktop
454 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!