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Westinghouse Stove - Freestyle 143. Two of the four elements are not able to be set to low heat. They are either full on or off completely.

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  • rivor Jul 26, 2008

    All 4 of my top hotplates have the eame problem! It's a load of junk!

  • chrissiepoos Aug 07, 2008

    my hotplates have the same problem but also my grill element broke and yesterday my oven element broke,tip to solve this problem is buy a new stove not westinghouse 

  • LG in Syd Sep 24, 2008

    I have the same stove and the same problem with the hotplates. 2 out of the 4 only work on full or off. Thanks for the solution, although I don't think I'll get it repaired. I now realise this is a common problem with this model so suspect the stove would only breakdown again. It will probably be more cost effective in the long run and easier if replace it with a better stove.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2009

    The big element cannot be adjusted and remains on high.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    I have the same problem. What annoys me most is it broke down about 16 months after I bought it. I tell you what, I will NEVER buy ANOTHER Westinghouse product.

  • kurramainten Apr 04, 2009

    Two stoves in diferent units in Newman W.A. have no low settings.


  • wyvernone Apr 18, 2009

    Mine has the same problem. The biggest element and one of the smaller elements go full on and the heating on these can not be adjusted. I am trying to find out how to replace the control switch. Can anyone help please?



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The control switches for these elements have failed and will need to be replaced.

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