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We have a ceramic stovetop and temperature control doesn't seem to work well. The temperature control seems to cycle between very hot and then it goes off. This on/off control makes cooking things difficult. Is her something wrong with the temperature controller or am I doing something wrong?

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  • johnmercer Sep 14, 2010

    I don't think there isn't any master temperature controller for the top elements.Isn't the control in each element switch?

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Hi there,

It can only be the temperature controller (if all the "burners" have the same problem) or if it's just one burner then it's in the contacts inside that knob.

If the appliance is out of warranty, then you might get lucky and find out the problem is ubiquitous for your model and there's a "service enhancement" program for it. Otherwise you'll need an appliance repair service locally.

One thing for sure, the problem is not you. :o)

Kind Regards,

Marcus

Posted on Sep 14, 2010

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