Fan speed controol variable speed switch failed.s

ApplianceWhirlpool Cooktop

ModelGJD3044LB01

Level of DifficultyDifficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

thomas From ramsey, NJ

Dec 08, 2013

To replace the switch I had to disconnect the current, un-connect the metal exhaust duck work and lift the entire unit from the countertop. Very heavy unit to lift up and out. The entire unit is attached to the glass top by screwed on metal hanger strip. Once the glass top is removed the switches can be accessed under a metal cover. This disconnect can't be done while mounted in countertop. No problem installing new switch and reinstalling countertop. This was a real inconvenient design. Should have been access from the bottom of the unit.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Speed Switch

Part Number: PS339312

$35.54
In Stock

SEAL-SWTCH

Part Number: PS886803

$3.82
In Stock