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KECS161GSS0 KitchenAid Cooktop - Overview

Parts and Repair Help for models starting with KECS161GSS0

If you know the cooktop repair part you need, you can browse the list of all parts for models starting with KECS161GSS0, or you can search by name or part description. If you’re not sure which part you need, you can narrow your search by selecting a common symptom and we’ll show you the repair parts most likely to fix your cooktop. We’ve also included any installation videos we have for KECS161GSS0 parts. Installation instructions provided by other do-it-yourselfers will help guide you through your repair.

Models starting with KECS161GSS0

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$4.17

Chrome Drip Bowl - 8"

This drip bowl is also known as a drip pan, and it is designed for use with cooktops and ranges. It sits below 8-inch burner elements, and catches drips and spills from the cookwar...

$9.44

Drip Bowl - 6"

If your element will not heat, there could be an issue with your drip bowl. This 6 inch chrome drip bowl fits most electric ranges. Before you replace the drip bowl, make sure the element is turned off and cool to the touch. Installation is easy, just remove the element, replace the current drip bowl, and replace the element. Make sure the small hole on the bowl lines up with the element socket. The manufacturer has substituted this part, it has a hole in the center, and no longer has a solid bottom. For a step by step guide, click the video below.

$4.89

SCREW

Sold individually.

$13.31

Surface Burner Knob

This knob allows you to turn the burner on your range or cooktop on, and it allows you to control the temperature of the burner. If your knob is broken, damaged, or lost, this is the replacement part you will need. This knob accepts a d-shaped shaft. To successfully install this part, line the flat edge of the shaft on the switch up with the hole in the knob, then simply press the knob onto the shaft and into place. This part is sold individually, and is made of black plastic. This part is approximately 2 inches in diameter.

$16.53

Burner Knob

Sold individually. This knob accepts a double-flat shaft.

$52.47

Surface Burner Element - 8"

This large surface burner is 2100W.

$4.89

Screw

Sold individually.

$4.79

Element Clip

This clip is sold individually. Depending on your model number, this part may already be included with the surface element.

$9.06

Burner Knob

Sold individually. This bisque knob accepts a double-flat shaft.

$52.27

Surface Element - 6" 1200W

Sold individually.

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Drip bowls were rusty and rotting through

  • Customer: Michael from Kings Park, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 481 of 483 people found this instruction helpful
I simply removed the elements and replaced the drip bowls with new ones. Put the elements back in and my stove looks %1000 better! read more

Just Replaced Ole Drip Bowls.

  • Customer: Roger from Osage Beach, MO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 377 of 383 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged burners. . . . . Removed old bowls and replaced with new. . . . . . Plugged burners back in. However, I do want you to know that I could not believe the promptness of your service and the courteous customer service person that assisted me with my problem in selecting the correct drip bowls. You are definitely a unique company!!!! read more

The drip bowls on my elderly mother's electric range needed to be replaced.

  • Customer: Frank from Derwood, MD
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 82 of 147 people found this instruction helpful
Replacing the bowls was simple, simply removing the burner units and pulling out the bowls and inserting the new ones.

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