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MGC5430BDS Maytag Cooktop - Instructions

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new countertops required remounting the gas cooktop

  • Customer: Raymond from Allen TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
A very simple repair.
I inserted the brackets and screwed them in position

broken knobs

  • Customer: Jon from Bellflower CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I pulled off the old and replaced with the new.

My repair was just a replacement of the burner knobs. I was cleaning the range top and removed the knobs to clean around it when it slipped and fell on my floor which is tile. Most items that hit it will break. A corner at the top of the knob was chipped.

  • Customer: Brenda from Shreveport LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered a full replacement for the five knobs so that the other four wouldn't look like they were dull due to being older. Took less than a minute to replace the items.

Knob shafts were cracked

  • Customer: Tom from Pleasant Ridge MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
R&R. Couldn't be easier. Lift and push. Just do it straight or the knob shaft will fracture.

I had a broken burner knob

  • Customer: Paul from Cambridge MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I simply took off the broken one and replaced it with the new one

Broken Burner Knob

  • Customer: J MICHAEL from TAMPA FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Not much to share. Once I figured out the model number and the right color, just popped them on.

terminal spade wrong size on range wiring to fit module

  • Customer: wilber from oshkosh WI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 2 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
cut off terminals and replaced with the right size one's stove lights every time now wlrowe

Intermittent but rare spark when I went to start the rage: spark module definitely was toast or on its way out

  • Customer: Bronius from College Station TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 13 people found this instruction helpful
The trickiest part was locating the elusive spark module. I am not certain I took the best route, but not considering all the wrong routes in trial and error, it was the most expedient. Certainly there must have been a single something to remove to get to this frequently faulted part..

Anyhow, thanks to the great part, the stove works really well again.

Stove knobs broken

  • Customer: Yvonne from San Antonio TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took 5 seconds to replace these items! Shpping of the items was amazingly fast..2 days and we were back to new!

broken knob

  • Customer: Shirley from Fairfax VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Put the new knob on

The bottom of the knob that holds that knob to the range, was broken

  • Customer: Joyce M from Pond Creek OK
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I just placed the knob on the burner control and pushed it in place. It was a really easy process. And thanks to you it was much cheaper ordering the part and putting it together myself than calling the repairman to order it, waiting for the part to come in and then making a service call to install it.

Replacement of a Dead Spark Module

  • Customer: Cor F. from Pasadena TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The spark module pulses a stepped up voltage to all four burner sparks at the same time regardless of which burner you want to ignite. I read that this part lasts about 10 years. I don't cook much and it lasted 13 years. On my Magic Chef the part is behind the right side wall panel. Lift the range top,remove all the screws that hold the right side panel in place. This replacement can done without opening any gas fittings.

spark igniter kept firing

  • Customer: fernando from santa fe NM
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replaced igniter switch assembly; slightly different connector in part provided had to be purchased separately and replaced for proper installation

broken burner knobs

  • Customer: Shirly A from Philadelphia PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was so easily done, my grandson could have put the knobs on. I was so excited when the knobs arrived, I could not wait to put them on. I was like a little girl in a candy shop. Thank you very much!!

Rusty screws

  • Customer: Gerald from Melbourne FL
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I had to use a dremel to grind the heads off the rusted in screws that hold the burners to the stove top then drill out the screws and use larger sheet metal screws to reassemble. Don't lift the stove top much with the burners attached or you'll bend the gas lines. Two screws inside the top oven hold the top down. Without the rusted screws it would be an easy job.
All Instructions for the MGC5430BDS
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