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I think my cooktop shorted out last night. There was a popping sound and a bright red flash came out from under the burner. I reset the fuse box and the same thing happened. There is rubber burning smell.

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  • lisagoulden Nov 26, 2007

    Thank you for your advice. You were correct.

  • Anonymous Nov 28, 2008

    I have the same problem. Not sure how much it costs.

  • NoMoreJenair Feb 26, 2009

    I have now lost 2 burners, both front, with same popping and fuse-tripping. I am thoroughtly disgusted that a new cooktop (3 yrs old) has done this. The switch in the main fuse boxthat was tripped won't reset. I cannot cook at all! THIS SUCKS, as do all of my Jennair appliances in this new house!

  • Edna Mason Sep 22, 2013

    I have had JennAir 2 burner cook top for 45 years. just recently the large burned gave out and i cannot find part



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First, disable power to cooktop. next, replace either the mangled burner or the entire unit (after initial inspection leads to a logical prognosis)...sorry.

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