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PartSelect Number PS236791
This part sits on top of the valve. Once the knob is turned it will create a spark that will light the gas and start the burner.
This part works with the following brands: GE, Hotpoint & Kenmore.
This part fixes the following symptoms:
first I removed all the srews from the burners that hold the glass cooktop. I then disconected the two wires from the damaged gas valves and replaced them all four with the new ones. After that I put it all togehter and work just fine and celebrated with a good cold beer.
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I removed the knobs, burner racks, drip pans (burn bowls) and then the glass cook top to access the gas switches. Selectively, I disconnected each to determine which switch was not working properly and then went online to order the part. While I had the stove apart, I decided to replace the burner bowls.
The most difficult part of the repair was getting the front panel off. I needed to remove the top of the stove, which was easy but awkward - remove the two screws from each of the four burner bowls. Lift the bowls one by one, disconnect the wire and slide off the small clip under each igniter. Move the bowls and igniters out of the way. You will find a piece of sealant underneath the stove top covering the length of the front panel. You need to gently pry it off by lifting the stove top just enough to break the seal. Once the top is separated just gently move it to the back of the stove. You can now remove the 3 large screws underneath the front panel. There are also 2 screws under the plastic anchors that hold the front panel in place. Be careful, there are hidden screws in the back of each anchor, so don't break them. You just need to loosen them just enough to wiggle the front panel out. With the panel moved, the igniter switches are mounted over each knob. There is a spring washer clip holding them down. Gently pry off the clip of the damaged switch and disconnect the two wires. Make sure you put the wires back in the same order.
Shut of electric supply. Remove knobs and open top cover of cook top by removing two screws near each burner and replace switch.
The top is all glass so I took my time. There was about 12 screws and double sided tape. A lock washer holding the igniter on. It also gave me a chance to clean the hard to get to places. Your price was almost half of what a suppier here and getting it would have been 2 weeks compared to your 48 hours to my door. Thanks again
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