Question about GE Kitchen Ranges
Even when the burners are off the light is on... I think it could be a fuse issue... but not even sure where to check.. Other then that the unit works perfect. Any help would be appreciated.. Coffy I do not have a flat top range, but the surface indicator light stays on all the time. I end up turning the range off at the breaker because I am fearful that they may turn on or cause a fire, if there is a short somewhere. Any suggestions? Thanks.
One set of contacts in a surface unit switch is "welded" together, causing the burner indicator (pilot) light to remain on even when all burners are shut off.
With power disconnected to the range, remove the back cover behind the switches and pull one of the wires going from a surface unit switch to the indicator lamp. Make sure the bare wire is not touching anything and reconnect power. If the light goes out (and still goes on when the other burners are turned on) you found the bad switch. If light still on, repeat the procedure with another one of the burner switches (reconnecting the first) until you find which switch is the bad one. (most often it is the burner you use the most, generally the right front burner) If you post your full model number and tell me which switch it is, I can look up the part number for you.
Posted on Feb 06, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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