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Burners wont boil water unless on high all the time. middle setting wont heat well

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SOURCE: Stove/oven gets hot then shuts off

Shut the breaker off! These are the exact symptoms that a tenant of ours reported for their range. I went to check the range and found that one of the power wires on the terminal block in the back of the range was burning itself up. It had actually started a small wire fire. You need to pull the range out of it's hole and unplug it. Remove the panel in the back above where the cable goes into the range. Examine the power wires and terminal block carefully, because I bet you'll find one of the wires is burning up and needs to be repaired. Please write back and let know what you find.

Posted on Aug 09, 2007

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SOURCE: Whirlpool electric stove

the sensor is built on to the top of the surface element if it was me id replace both the element and switch so you only have to go in once but its probably the element

Posted on Jan 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Unlocking Oven controls

According to the manufacturer's website you should only need to Press and hold the "Lock" key for 5 seconds. A single tone will sound and the "Loc" will disappear off the display.

This is the link to Whilpool's website and to the manual.
http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Use%20and%20Care%20Guide%20-%209761079.pdf

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Posted on Apr 07, 2008

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SOURCE: The burners are too hot. Even when set to 'lo'

Your range uses what is commonly refered to as infinite heat switches. Without getting into too much of the mechanics of how they opperate, basically they cycle the burner on (at full power) for a very short time at warm or lower settings,(and longer off periods), at medium type settings, on / off might be more like 50 /50, and at high, they are on 100% of the time. There is no calibration for these. Sometimes, the electrical contacts inside arch and make poor contact, or weld themselves together, giving high heat at all settings. The only way to fix this problem is to replace the individual switches, which are the part the the knobs push onto.

Posted on Oct 28, 2009

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SOURCE: while using kenmore 790.9621 smooth

It appears your Ignitor has failed in this instance.

For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.





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message.gif?p_db_name=whirlpool Cidalia C: Hi, my name is Cidalia C. How may I help you?
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message.gif?p_db_name=whirlpool You: Is there an adjustment that can be made to attenuate the heat?
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