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Cooktop light stays on when cool

I have a Kenmore electric cooktop, model 42645/42649/42656. One of the hot surface indicator light is stuck on, even though the burner is off and cool to the touch. We've tried turning the burner off and on, but the indicator light stays on. Any ideas? this is a new range, only a week old. since the first time i used it, the hot surface indicator won't turn off. i don't know if i'm doing something wrong...

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  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2008

    I also have the same oven, and the same problem! I never got around to having it fixed. It glowed for about a year! I ordered a new part (light indicator). When I put the new part in, it also stayed on. I guess I have to call for service.

  • b3b7 Jul 31, 2008

    I have the same problem with the heat cooktop indicator light on and everything is off??? What do I do??? No heat is coming on and we have tried unplugging and resetting but doesn't do anything. Suggestions please!!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Unplugged the range and plugged it back in, yet it still is getting hot to touch without even being turned on.

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No your not doing anything wrong. the unit has a fault. you should call your nearest warrenty agent

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