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Only high setting works on burner

The large burner in the lower right corner does not heat (turn red) on the low setting but when the switch is turned to high that outer portion heats up.

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  • perky20021 Dec 09, 2008

    all the burners come on right away but go's right back off unless it's on high then it will stay on this is on all 4 burners

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Sounds like the Switch or the element are bad, try trouble shooting them. It's a stove top??
Eddie Rentas
Tupper LAke NY

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

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