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GE Stove. Model: JSP42S K5SS Problem: Left front burner is always on even turn to Off posittion. The burner indicator is on and the surface is alway hot. The stove is only 2 years old and well maintained.

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This is most certainly the infinite switch. If you pull the knob off for this eye, the shaft you see is part of that switch. You need to disconnect power to the appliance and replace it.

Posted on Nov 04, 2010

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