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MGC5536BDW Maytag Cooktop - Instructions

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All Instructions for the MGC5536BDW
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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
  • 4 of 15 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.

While cleaning dripped fluid into Igniter Assembly

  • Customer: William from Henderson KY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I shorted out the igniter assembly snd called a recommended repairman. He came over and called the appliance warehouse he deals with and they quoted him $169.00 for the part with 15 to 20 working days for delivery. He told me it will be a total of $300.00 to repair. After he left I checked on your website and found the part and ordered it. It took 2 days for delivery and was less than $30.00. After reading your simple instructions it took less than 30 min to repair. I took the screws holding the burners off and raised the burner assembly. I removed the old ignitor assembly and installed the new. The lead attachments were different so I cut and spliced the old attachment onto the new. Easy.

the original knob was damaged from the broiler when I opened the oven door

  • Customer: Elizabeth from Rochester NY
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
had to put the old knob back on

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.

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.

Old grate was cracked and flaking enamel

  • Customer: Roberta from Citrus Heights CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Opened the boxes, took out the grates. Threw the old ones into the recycling bin and placed the new ones on the cooktop. Done!

burner know had cracked.

  • Customer: Penny from Mansfield OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took old burner knob off by lifting it up & pushed on the new one. The new did not go down as far so I will be replacing all of them so it looks better.

My igniter switch was burned out from water

  • Customer: Rebecca from Round Rock TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the screws holding the burner covers which allowed me to remove the cook-top cover. Once opened I unplugged the connectors and slipped the switch assembly off. Once I had the new assembly I just slipped them back on. The only problems I had was 1) Some screws broke and I could not get them out. and 2) The ground connector was the wrong shape for my cooktop. It was round and my range has a flat connector, so I had to get a ceramic screw on wire connector.

burned out spark igniter

  • Customer: Janette from Gainesville FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removing the screws holding the burner together was impossible. they snapped off and I had to drill them out. that took the most time. after that it was 100% easy hookup. clean up of the burner was done with a wire brush. good quality products. thanks.

Gas explosion due to bad Gas Pressure Regulator

  • Customer: Charles from Buena Park CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First step is to turn gas off to cook top and also disconnect power to the unit. Than using a crescent wrench disconnect the gas line going to the unit from the Regulator. Than again using the crescent wrench disconnect the regulator from the bottom of the unit. Next remove the nipple that connects the gas line to the regulator from the old unit. Apply new pipe dope to the threads and screw it into the new one and tighten down. Next install the regulator to the unit and install the gas line to the regulator. once done with the install you can now plug the unit in and turn on the gas. You are now ready to use the cook top again

range- top four burners will not light

  • Customer: Rick from Brockway PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed rear cover where the spark module was and change it
All Instructions for the MGC5536BDW
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