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In late Nov. the large front eye switch went out and I called the local appliance guy to come and fix it. After replacing the switch, as soon as the eye would heat up it would blow that switch and the one for the other front eye. yesterday he replaced both of those switches and now both front eyes and the large back eye is out. I watched the repair man change the switches and all were installed corectly. Is this a frigidaire problem?

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A heating element is a ' load ' only and has nothing to do with 'line' a heating element consumes energy and a line supplies energy. The nomenclature for both is unambiguos. Line and load would indicate a switch or overcurrent device. We are referring to a heating element that is beyond the switch or overcurrent device. Applying a meter to the element with a good understanding of the fundamentals or having a clear diagram that indicates the function of the wires is the only safe way to proceed. Connecting indicator lights in series would never get through UL and your appliance would not have reached market. Obtain the information necessary as to the function of the conductors and connect them according to the manufacturers instructions to avoid violating the UL listing. See NEC 110.3(B) (NFPA 70): Listed and labeled equipment shall be installed and used in accordance with any instructions included. The equipment we are discussing is dangerous if not connected properly please be careful.

Posted on Jan 16, 2008

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sounds as if you have a wiring issue, somehow power is backfeeding into the other switch. aliitle too late but was the switch an exact match or was it a new substituted aprt, its possible that the manufactue either sent wrong part , or the new switch altough appears the same ,,wire terminals were in different locations

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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TURN OFF CIRCUIT BREAKER. Lift out cooktop, remove all machine screws holding the glass frame. Remove plastic knobs and lift glass top straight up. Make sure rubber gromits are not ripped or torn. Unscrew the small screws on the selector switch and then lift up and tilt over the small aluminum chasis holding the switches to expose the wiring connections. Pull off the wires and pull out the defective switch. Replacre switch, connect wires, re-seat switch chasis, and secure switch with screws. Carefully drop in the glasstop lining up the switch shafts and the rubber grommets. Secure the top with machine screws and drop back in the cutout.

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

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We are having the same issues it sounds like as Larry is...

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Hi, my humble advice to you is to call in the repair man to come and carry out a check and properly diagnose what the problem is.
You might be lucky to have a fuse problem which th repair man will find and replace it and if the element goes beyond the fuse issue, the repair man will be in the best position to determine if you are to purchase and install a burner module or buying a new cooktop...
So call in the repairman first.....

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My cooktop (GE)keeps clicking when it is plugged in.It did get some water splashed on it from a teapot.I have tried the hairdryer with no luck yet. Hopefully by tomorrow it may dry out. Any comment? Thanks

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