Level of DifficultyEasy
Time to do repair30 - 60 mins
Age of Appliance5 - 10 years
The truth....This procedure will take 40 minutes total for the average "mechanic".
You will need a #2 phillips screwdriver and two open end wrenches, 1/2" and 5/8"
AFTER unplugging the power cord AND turning
OFF the gas feed:
1-Remove seven phillips head screws from largest rear panel, and remove panel.
2-Disconnect the gas feedline from the manifold with 5/8" open end wrench.
3-Unplug switch "set" ( 2 connectors, one inline and one spade)
4-Open top oven door and remove two hexhead/phillips screws from underside of stovetop, located on far right and far left forward corners.
5-Pull stovetop forward to unlatch from rear holddown clips on frame.
6-Lift stovetop up enough to disconnect five gas burner supply lines from control valves with 1/2" open end wrench.
7-Remove two phillips head manifold attaching screws from topside of control valves (visible after pulling off control valve knobs)...manifold is now free, remove from stove.
8-"Pop off" switches from control valves, and snap new set into place.
9-Install drip shield disks on control valve shafts.
10-Reverse procedure to reassemble stove.
1-Remember to install drip shield disks on control valve shafts before reattaching manifold to stovetop.
2-Check all visible screws for tightness now that the covers are removed, ....you WILL find loose screws...Avoid overtightening/stripping screw holes.