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I have a GFG461LVS gas range. The Powerburner would not light and the burner control turned really hard. We lit the burner with a flame, and it worked, but then could not turn the burner off, even when using a pliers on the burner control. We had to turn the gas off to turn the burner off. All the other burners work fine. Have you heard of this problem? We are nervous about using the stove at all now.

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I would check the pilot orfices and the regulator on the unit.Seems like not enough gas pressure.Let me know

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Turning any knob starts the spark via a switch behind each which should disengage when the (any) knob is turn further.
One of your switches is stuck.

I think you should be able to remove the range-top for access and find the offending switch.
It is probably gummy from a spill and is no longer in solid contact with the cam that operates it.

A solvent/lubricant such as WD-40 sprayed on the plunger of the switch once you can see it and operating the knob back and forth should free it up.

It might be wise to turn off the gas supply while tinkering with the range - blow your house away and the range won't matter. :-(

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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SOURCE: whirlpool electric range burner power light stays on but no heat

Hello givemeanidth.
Welcome to Fixya

You said, have a Whirlpool electric range (model rf363pxpt0) with standalone burners - the burner power indicator light stays lit whether the heat control knob is on or off, there is no heat coming from the burner on or off. You pulled the burner from the receptacle and one of the tabs broke off and stayed in the receptacle. You removed the tab and made sure no pieces remained in the receptacle then bought a replacement burner, no change. You put the replacement burner in the back burner of the same size and had heat within 10 seconds. You changed out the burner with the one that had been in the back of the range, no heat. As long as the breaker to the range is on the power light stays lit but no power to that one burner only.

What is the model number and the age of your range?

Waiting for your reply.
Huuum

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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Control is bad if it is getting power- needs to be replaced. Please contact me if you need further help and leave feedback. Thanks for letting me help you!

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

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SOURCE: Problem with conversion of used Whirlpool Range from NAT to LP

Take a 1/2 inch open end wrench and adjust the orifice on top of the oven gas valve.
Tighten it down until the flame is normal. Blue with white tips.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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