Question about Kitchen Ranges
The element contains a sensor to detect when the element is hot, these sensors fail. The element will have to be replaced. If there is only one light to indicate hot surface, you will have to determine which element has failed.
Posted on May 29, 2008
My model #: JS968SOF5SS. bottom rigth, surface ligth will not go out
Posted on Jan 01, 2009
What is the model number of the range
Posted on May 09, 2008
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.
Posted on Oct 22, 2008
SOURCE: Hot surface indicator
The component that controls the hot surface light is part of the element. If there is a light for each element you just replace that element. If there's one for the whole surface or each side you'll have to figure out which element is causing the problem.
Posted on Nov 14, 2007
Individual burners, located directly under the cooktop glass, contain a temp sensor which lights up the hot surface lamp when they sense a hot condition. If the light stays on after all burners are cool, one of the sensors has shorted out. The sensors are an integral part of the burner, so the offending burner must be replaced to solve your constant on hot light.
Posted on Jul 01, 2009
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