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I have a cooktop Frigidaire model GLEC36s8eba and two burners dont work. I had sparks come from th control knob now the burner doest work. please adivse of the parts to order

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SOURCE: knob not working and some burners not heating

The switch under that knob is bad.  It's called an infinite switch.  As far as the elements go, first thing to check is for proper voltage (220) to the cooktop.  Let me know what you find.

Posted on Oct 19, 2007

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Ceramic Cooktop PLEC36S9eca - Turns on but burners won't heat up

Check the power plug is their any separate plug on it / if none check the control panel some switch to power on .

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

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SOURCE: six burner gas cooktop

My husband figured it out.....when we took the knobs off, I, of course, washed the area they had been sitting on, thereby spilling some water into the open part which contained the wires leading to the igniters.  A short time with a hair dryer sorting things out.

Posted on May 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Dacor SGG365 one burner control won't cause spark

your problem is most likely the spark switch, but it could be you spark module but that is highly unlikely

Posted on Oct 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Element on ceramic Frigidaire Gallery cooktop won't go off.

take knob off and check the middle is not split and hence not turning the shaft

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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Thanks for using FixYa. There are a few things to check for. Make sure the electrode (the small metal piece that the spark comes off from) is clean and the holes in the burner are clean, use a pin or paper clip to clean out the burner holes and not a tooth pick as these can break off and make things worse. Example of a burner. The next thing to check for are the ignition switches under the surface control knobs, the switches can twist and break and keep the spark module on and the spark keeps "clicking" even when the burner is light. If every thing looks good, you may have a bad spark module, replace it.
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