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Maytag ceramic top range

Well today was the worse day of my life, i was making supper for the family and my pot slipped out of my hands and fell down on the top of the oven and put a crack in the glass top I picked up the pot quickly but the pressure spread the crack, I cried and cried all night long the oven is under warranty still, i am so heartbroken
I thought these tops were suppose to be very strong when we bought it the salesman said oh i could hit it with a hammer and it wouldn't crack bull. Anyone else have this problem? are they expensive to replace?

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  • IIIHenryT Mar 28, 2009

    I had the same problem... But the mftr. didnt cover the parts.labor!

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Try a warranty replacement first. Check with an appliance parts company for the price of a new top. Have the make and model number of your range ready. There are online appliance parts companies you can go to to see what the prices are. Just google "appliance parts" and you'll be overwhelmed with the choices you have. It's not the end of the world.

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Sounds like a breaker issue to me. The breaker for this one should be located outside (if you're in a home) near the electric meter. Open the breaker box and look for a 40 or 50 amp breaker set (your oven uses 2 separate breakers, they are side by side in the box). Even if they don't look "tripped", go ahead and trip them manually and reset them. This should get you cookin' again. *Note--> Breakers can get "weak" and trip for no reason. If this continues to happen, you should have an electrician replace your oven breakers.

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From what you've described and what I understand; the only part that requlates the gas flow "low or intermitten gas flow/pressure" is the "gas pressure regulator" located where the incoming gas flex-line connects directly.

The pressure regulator is about 3" x 3" metal square blockish' type device and can be replaced fairly easy. However, if and when replacing the pressure regulator, ensure you are using the proper gas - yellow teflyon tape of pipe dope paste to thread in the new part.

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There is nothing you can do to remedy this problem short of replacing the glass top. Sorry.

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