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Replacing glass top stove HELP!!!

Hi, I have a kitchen aid glass top stove, approx 2-3 years old. I left a tea kettle on it, (too long) it melted a nickle size divit out of the glass and 2 cracks run out from the divit in opposing directions...
question 1: can i still safely use the other burners? the crack does not go over or near the other burners.
question 2, how can i replace this without a taking out a second mortgage on the house? ps ive been told it would be cheaper to buy another stove altogether

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  • wyndewight Feb 16, 2008

    Tresa... r we related?? I did exactly the same thing with my teapot but worse and now there are multiple cracks and I don't know what to do or if I can use it! My mom just died, she loved this stupid stovetop and we always fought about it, and now that the house is for sale I go and break it. So lovely!!!! Glass top stoves are stupid!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2008

    Hi, I dropped a Pepper Mill on my glass top stove, and chiped off a small piece on the edge... I really don't want to replace the entire stove it is not that bad, but it bothers me. Does anyone know if there is any way to repair this or some type of filler?

  • Anonymous Apr 15, 2008

    This freaken stove top - same thing happened to us last night. We popped some popcorn and the lid sat on the stove top and it melted and the glass cracked!!! piece of junk

  • forgotthetea Apr 20, 2008

    ****! me too teapot left on melted the glass and stuck to the pot. I fyou know of way to fix the divit email me.

  • Tasha Beach
    Tasha Beach May 14, 2008

    My son dropped a glass bowl from the overhead microwave onto the stove...completely ruined it. There is even a hole down into the stove. Cracks to 3 of the 4 burners and into the warming center. (So glad I wasn't home at the time of the destruction, I could have been writing this E-mail from prison!) Sears will come out to see the problem for a minimum of $65, it will be around $260 to replace the glass top and hinges, or we can get a new stove for $329 (not glass top). What to do? What to do?

  • Anonymous Jun 02, 2008

    teapot melted glass here also.

    who knew?

  • Tasha Beach
    Tasha Beach Jun 03, 2008

    My stove top was broken as I reported earlier. I checked online and found a less expensive replacement from myapplianceparts.com. They have been really helpful and so nice! $215 from Sears/Kenmore and only $167 from them and shipping was such a great price!!! Good Luck!

  • sandyrudis Jun 05, 2008

    i have a dented stove that i cannot fix. It's not the actual glass, it's the molding arond the glass. i hired mr. handyman to come out, but the liquid porcelin looked horrible. i'm not sure if i can buy this piece individually, but i don't want to have to buy a new stove! got any advice?

  • helensimone2 Jul 16, 2008

    I left a pot of water boiling for too long.  Water evaporated and the pot cooked on the stove for a bit.  Left a "metal ring type of stain".  Not sure if there is a cleaning solution that will work.  If it needs to be replaced I am not sure how to go about that.


  • myra108 Nov 14, 2008

    i dropped a cutting board on the left top side of the glass top. It created a thin seam/crack all the way across directly to the bottom right burner. do i have to replace the whole glass?

  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2008

    divot in glass top from overheating I assume...filler options?

  • halolaura Dec 05, 2008

    just cracked glass on new stove top....party of 50 people in 2 days....can i still use the stove?




  • mande80789 Dec 20, 2008

    crack on one of burners

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2009

    I have a crack running across the whole top of my glass top stove also. Just noticed it last night. Anyone have any solution as to how to fix it or any idea if it will get worse if I continue to use it??

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2009

    I noticed a crack in my glass top of my stove yesterday and the crack runs across the whole top. Is there something I can buy or do to fix it and does anyone know if it will get worse or something happen if I continue to use my burners??? Stove is only a few years old so this really sucks.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2009

    there's no help on this site!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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You can buy replacement tops for your range. Check with your manufacturer for local parts distributors or service locations and they should be able to find you one. There is also online part stores that sell them like http://www.partadvantage.com/store anywhere from 150-400$

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Since nobody has posted any suggestions, here's what I'm going to try to do to fix mine. The glass on my stove measures roughly 27" x 20" it is sealed with what looks like the same rubber material that is used to seal window glass. I'm going to the glass place today to see how much it would cost to cut a piece of black glass to that size and then install it myself using a similar type of caulk sealant that is heat resistant.

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Same problem, and we continued to cook on the stove and the cracks just spread, eventually creating a couple of holes! A good solution would be greatly appreciated.

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  • ton4623 Dec 13, 2010

    I had this problem (cracked glass top) and solved it by replacing the top. Sears Parts can get you a new top for about $300. To install, open the oven door and look upward and you will see two silver colored screws. Remove both. Now gently pull up and out slightly on the control panel.
    This should reveal two screws on the very sides of the front panel underneath that hold the chrome trim strips that are on each side of the glass top. When these screws are removed gently pull up on the trim strips and then out. After both are removed you can loosen the screws that secure the top assembly to the front of the range. As I am assuming you top is broken into pieces, now carefully remove any loose pieces of glass, being careful not to let
    pieces fall into the elements and/or below. After the loose pieces are removed gently pull up on the glass top assembly. After you have lifted the front about 2 inches, gently pull the top assembly toward you and lift it off, being careful not to drop any loosened glass pieces. Now you can use you vacuum cleaner to carefully clean the glass from within the heating element and remove any glass that fell into the element assembly. After all of the glass is cleaned out slide you new top assembly back on to your range. Replace the two screws and reinstall the two chrome strips (one on each side) and lift the control panel back over the two guide pins and secure it in place with the two chrome screws.

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of a refrigerator you replace is likely to end up in a landfill.


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