Question about Jenn-Air JGD8130 Gas Cooktop
One of the gas burners is very hard to turn. It striped the knob which I have replaced.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The switch under that knob is bad. It's called an infinite switch. As far as the elements go, first thing to check is for proper voltage (220) to the cooktop. Let me know what you find.
Posted on Oct 19, 2007
Just had this problem today on our seven or eight year old Jenn-Air cooktop. When using the front right burner all ignitors would continue to fire until I turned off the burner. The three other burners worked correctly. After trying all the obvious soulutions w/o success I pulled off that burners control knob and the rubber seal which exposed the valve. Their was a bunch of crud in there. I put a small (one inch) paint brush in there and vigorusly loosened all the crud. I then inserted the nozzle of our central vac - which just happened to fit perfectly - and sucked all the stuff out. I repeated the proceedure a couple more times, reassembled the knob and started the burner. Worked just perfectly!!! YMMV. Good luck.
Posted on Feb 08, 2008
It seems like you got water into the ignitor switches on under the knobs. Sometimes it takes 48 hours for this to dry out. Or you can pull the knobs and use a hair dryer on to dry out the switches. Also you can try to clean it. Please refer to the link and picture: Please do accept the solution and revert for further assistance. Thanks Rylee
Posted on Jul 03, 2009
OK, the best action is to call for service, if the unit was just installed, and purchased. This unit should be covered at this time, by the manufactures warranty, or store 30 day warranty. This repair should be free. The culprit will be a faulty spark ignition switch, and module. Testing is required. Once this switch, or(module), is replaced, the unit will operate correctly.
Posted on Nov 04, 2009
They are not that hard to replace and you can easily buy the part online...
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Posted on Aug 18, 2010
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