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Re: kenmore ultra bake cook top indicator light
Is there multiple lights(one for each burner?) of so thers an issue with the sensor on the element and the element would need to be replaced, check your manual generally a loner possibly 5 year warr on elemnts
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I see that you are having trouble with the element light staying on after all power control knobs have been put into the off position on your Frigidaire range, model# FEF366EC. The Element ON indicator lights will glow when one or more of the surface elements are turned ON. A quick glance at these indicator lights when cooking is finished is an easy check to be sure all control knobs are turned OFF. The Hot Surface indicator light will continue to glow AFTER the control knob is turned to the OFF position and will glow until the heating surface area has cooled sufficiently. I suggest resetting your appliance by shutting the power off at your home's circuit breaker for 2-3 minutes. Once power is restored, the first thing you will need to do is set the clock. You will do this by pressing the "clock" button, and then you will press and hold down either the up or down arrows until the correct time appears. Try turning the burner on that the indicator light stays on the most. When you turn it off if you are still having trouble with the element light staying on, I suggest contacting a local authorized technician. Hope this helps.
I assume you mean the internal oven light when you say 'bake' light. If so, the oven light you are referring to is the oven indicator light. When the element is receiving power the oven indicator light will be on. When it's not receiving power it will be off. The oven thermostat controls power to the element and the power cycles on and off during cooking so as to maintain the required temperature. This is a normal occurrence.
You have a burner sensor that is stuck in the open position sending the signal that the glass top is hot. This is not a safety concern but if you want the light working properly you will have to replace that sensor. Perhaps you can now call around and tell the various repair people what you need to have changed and they will be able to tell you how much it will cost.
mvek, If you could see through the glass, you'd see "temperature sensors" located near the elements. They're very sensitive little guys, and rightly so! Their job is to detect temps and energize the warning light on the cooktop so users won't get burned.
To answer your question... It appears that there is an issue with the front left sensor (and possibly the right as well). The temp warning lamps should NEVER go off immediately. Please call for warranty repair (1-800-GE-CARES). This is an unsafe condition for you and your Family. The warning indicators are there for a reason and should indicate high temp's as long as high temp's are present.
Your hot surface indicator light might have a short that causes it to stay on all of the time. If you can, try unplugging it for a little while and plugging it back up. If the light is still on, you have a short. You can still use the stove, but the light staying on will not be any help to you.