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Main burner will not turn off!

All the burners except one work fine. The main burner will not turn off. It is stuck on high. To get it to turn off I have to turn the breaker off. Does any one know what is wrong and how to fix it?

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  • rvsem Nov 08, 2008

    We had to disconnect the wire to the circuit board to make the whole thing usable - I reported it to the CPSC it is not fail-safe. You should consider doing the same.

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Burner control feel loose? Wheter it is or isnt that is probaly where your problem is..

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