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Infinite switch Harper-Wyman infinite switch for the electric griddle (15A, 120V) on Thermador model GCV36G gas cooktop lasts about 2 years, then won't energize the element. Contacts look slightly burned, don't appear to have a wiping action? Is this common? Is there a solid state replacement?

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SOURCE: Infinite Switch Replacement

one switch cant affect them all check for a central power problem low voltage weak breaker loose wires on cord loose terminals in outlet box etc.

Posted on Feb 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Can grill be safely converted to griddle on Thermador PRG486GLUS?

http://www.instawares.com/add-griddle-top-2.133-1002.0.7.htm

try this.

If it doesnt fit your specs. then i would suggest u find a thermador parts place and begin to buy the parts for the griddle as replacement parts. find a model of the stove set up that you want and make a list of all the parts that go to the griddle attachment.

My guess is that the reason for the flat "No" on the retrofit was that griddles require a thermostat similar to the one on the oven and broilers do not. So if their is no room behind the face plate where the knob would go then you can't put in a griddle. The other issue might be that the burners for the griddle wont line up with the brackets that are holding up all the broiler burners now. The griddle burner looks exactly like the one from the over only smaller so it has to line up strait where a regular front and back burner have to line up offset. maybe since you have the broiler already that should not be an issue? Then the problem is finding the griddle top it self that is going to be spendy. I think the link i gave at the top is your best bet. good luck.
Leslie

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Burner Heating element doesn't heat

Check power to element with a voltmeter. If there is power, the element is bad. If not power, than switch or relay is likely faulty. You can also test them with an ohmmeter

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SOURCE: Largest element heat remains high in every position

you need a new switch no dought

Posted on Dec 24, 2009

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That switch controls the big burner and the middle or bridge burner. It works just like a single burner but it just does 2 functions: I have a video: HERE

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Can grill be safely converted to griddle on Thermador PRG486GLUS?


http://www.instawares.com/add-griddle-top-2.133-1002.0.7.htm

try this.

If it doesnt fit your specs. then i would suggest u find a thermador parts place and begin to buy the parts for the griddle as replacement parts. find a model of the stove set up that you want and make a list of all the parts that go to the griddle attachment.

My guess is that the reason for the flat "No" on the retrofit was that griddles require a thermostat similar to the one on the oven and broilers do not. So if their is no room behind the face plate where the knob would go then you can't put in a griddle. The other issue might be that the burners for the griddle wont line up with the brackets that are holding up all the broiler burners now. The griddle burner looks exactly like the one from the over only smaller so it has to line up strait where a regular front and back burner have to line up offset. maybe since you have the broiler already that should not be an issue? Then the problem is finding the griddle top it self that is going to be spendy. I think the link i gave at the top is your best bet. good luck.
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