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The "dual choice" element turns on for a few seconds, gets hot, then shuts off. This happens on either small or large setting. Also the hot surface indicator light for that element always stays on.

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  • vartanv Feb 07, 2011

    The "dual choice" element turns on for a few seconds, gets hot, then shuts off. This happens on either small or large setting. Also the hot surface indicator light for that element always stays on.

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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.

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SOURCE: Large Dual Element Is Not Working

Check the center ring. If it is open replace it.

Posted on Dec 21, 2007

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SOURCE: Dual element burner on glasstop range...inner element stays on

It is the burner control (behind the knob). The triac in the control has failed. $50 item, 10 minute change. Just make note which wire goes to which terminal.

I doubt that it is the control board, as the board has little to do with the stove top, but rather controls the display and the oven temperature/feedback monitoring.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Small burner of dual surface(right front) stopped working.

Does yours have the (small large burner switch)? If so, try switching it back and forth. It could be defective or your small burner element is bad.

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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Hi, You will need to change the burner switch as well. It shorted out when the element went bad.
Please let me know if I can assist you with part # or anything else.

Vic

Posted on May 30, 2009

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