About a month ago, one of my small elements would not come on. Shortly afer that, the large one caught fire and now will not work. I procrastinated about getting it fixed and now the second set of elements no longer function. I ordered a new A100 cartridge. The small element does not work when I slide in the cartridge. Is this a problem with wiring or do I need to scrap the whole cooktop and invest in a new stove top?
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YOU DO NOT HAVE PURCHASE A NEW ONE , TAKE NOTE OF TYPE OF ELEMENTS AND ,I E LARGE/ OR SMALL, AND MODEL NUMBER AND CONTACT SUPPLIER FOR REPLACEMENTS, THEN YOU CAN TAKE OUT BROKEN ELEMENTS AND REPLACE WITH NEW ONES.
I work on stoves with various problems all the time, and have never encountered a problem exactly like yours. You may get other answers, but here's my two cents worth: When I don't trust a stove, I replace it. Period. Hopefully, your's is old and you're ready for a new one. A new stove is much cheaper than a house fire.
Just fixed this problem and repaired the corner of the Ceran cooktop.
Disclaimer: These cooktops run on 220V and will kill you if you don't know how to work with electricity. If you're unsure, get some help.
The boiling water slopped out of your pot, and went over to your controls (knobs) and went down the shaft and into a component call "Infinity Switch". The water caused the switch internally to weld one of the two internal sets of contact points into a permanent position. The fix is to replace the "Infinity Switch" that the boiling water spilled into. The Infinity switch is the component that the control knob slides on to.
In my cooktop one of the infinity switches failed and appears to damage the adjacent switch. Mine actually caught on fire and damaged the wiring and the connector. Hopefully you are better off. Since they were in such close proximity I replaced them both. For $20 you might consider the same. I replaced both to be safe and they were $21.47 each.
My cooktop has 4 elements 2 small, 1 large and 1 combined (small and large) surface. A large element was definitely damaged and possibly a small element. I ordered both. I mention this in case a multi-element was damaged on your cooktop.
You will need to contact either Jenn-Air or someone. Since you can't see an exploded parts list online, you'll have to use the schematic. It is in a plastic sleeve and it stuck to the side of the ventilator housing underneath the cooktop.
When you wire the new part in, make sure you have the wiring correct or when you turn it back on you will burn up the new part.
First of all, are you sure it is the elements and not the controler? To test the elements, lift theplate out of the worktop, change the 2 wires from a good element to that element. put the plate back in it is home and use the good elements touchtronic button to turn on the element. I am willing to wager that it is the control unit and not the elements.
You will need to call a professional these are very complicated and not easy to service, there are no fuses either. It will most likely be the element itself that has failed and they are not cheap. It also could be the switch too however it will take a person very familiar with schematics to properly diagnose it. Or you could just replace the element and switch yourself and that would most likely solve it.