Cracked the burner tubes while cleaning

ApplianceHotpoint Range

ModelRgb532BEA7wh

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Wrench(Adjustable)

Rocky From Liberty, TX

Aug 26, 2011

6 out of 7 people found this instruction helpful

While I was waiting on another part to arrive, I decided it would be a good time to do a thorough cleaning. When I lifted the top of the range, I lifted it to far and cracked both front burner tubes. The top of the range should not be lifted more than 4 inches without removing the 3 screws that hold each burner in place. When the new lines came in, I removed both front burners, knobs, and then removed the front plate behind the knobs using a Phillips screwdriver. The screws are located on the bottom of the plate. Using my adjustable wrench I replaced the lines. Then I CAREFULLY bent the gas tubes and remounted the burners. Over all an easy install. Just be careful, the gas tubes are aluminum and will break very easy. This is the second time I used PartSelect, and I am very satisfied.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Burner Tube - Right Front

Part Number: PS240684

$45.93
In Stock

Burner Tube - Left Front

Part Number: PS240685

$8.32
In Stock