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RC8720EDB0 Whirlpool Cooktop - Overview

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$7.21

Surface Burner Receptacle Kit

The tools you will need to replace the surface burner receptacle kit on your range include a Phillips screw driver, and a pair of wire strippers. Before doing this repair, make sur...

$26.41

Grease Filter

This is a grease filter, and it works with your range/stove/oven. This part is chrome-colored and measures 16.5 inches long by 9 inches wide. It is made of metal and is intended for use with downdraft ranges and cooktops. The function of this part is to ventilate the air while cooking. By doing this, the grease filter will trap debris and cooking residue from the exhaust air. There are no tools required for you to complete this installation. Before putting in your new filter, it is best practice to wipe the area down after your old piece was removed.

$10.16

Drip Bowl - 6"

The drip bowl is found under the 6-inch burner on your range. This square chrome stove top drip pan is intended for use with electric ranges. It has a 2-inch inner hole diameter an...

$7.54

Drip Bowl - Chrome - 8"

This is a drip bowl, and it is used in conjunction with your range. The function of this part is to sit underneath your stove top burner element. This will allow the bowl to catch any spills that fall through the burner while cooking. This model is chrome has a chrome color trim, it measures 8 inches in diameter, and is sold individually. Before installing this part, you must wait until the surface of your range is cool to the touch. Replacing the drip bowl will require you to touch the burner on your stove top.

$60.41

Infinite Switch - 240V

This part is used for the 6" and 8" burners. Note: This part has been updated by the manufacturer. It may differ in appearance but will still function the same.

$28.39

Delta Frame Surface Unit - 8"

This 8 inch surface burner with reinforced delta frame carries 2100 watts and 240 volts. It has five turns and is compatible with many electric ranges. Its center medallion is all black in color.

$16.39

Burner Knob

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

$96.42

Single Grill Grate - Black

Sold individually.

$28.73

Delta Frame Surface Unit - 6"

This is a delta frame surface unit, also known as coil element, for a stove, range, or oven. It is a 6-inch surface burner with a reinforced delta frame that carries 1250 watts and...

$6.31

Cartridge Male Contact Spade

This cartridge assembly male contact spade is made of metal. These are sold individually, though each range uses four contact spades.

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Stove top element not working due to bad receptacle.

  • Customer: Richard from Carthage, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 151 of 162 people found this instruction helpful
Turned off the power at the breaker box, cut the wires approximately 5 inches from the bad receptacle and removed it after removing one screw. Stripped back the wires about 1/2 inch and attached the new wires with the ceramic wire nuts provided and secured the receptacle back in place with the new screw provided in the kit.
My sister's husband wanted to... read more

Burner had one temperature--hot, regardless of setting

  • Customer: James H from Oxford, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 78 of 86 people found this instruction helpful
1. Killed power and removed the regulator's knob, noted the position of the old control.
2. Took off the cover for the center vent and loosened the two screw holding the housing in place--the screws didn't have to come out completely as it is a U-shaped friction hold.
3. Unscrewed the two screws holding the old control switch in place--lifted the h... read more

Hot Burner Light always on

  • Customer: Gregory from Cary, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 91 of 127 people found this instruction helpful
Thermal switch is integral to element and can not be changed, must replace entire element.

Turn off power. Removed front two screws above oven door jamb and lifted the top. Removed the bracket that holds the element against the glass top and removed the element. Moved brackets from old element to new one, aligning to same numerical position and th... read more