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A122B Jenn-Air Cooktop - Instructions

All installation instructions for A122B parts

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All Instructions for the A122B
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6" burner on the radiant surface started smoking and burned out.

  • Customer: Johnny from Henderson, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 20 of 29 people found this instruction helpful
Remove plug in unit from stove top. Turn over and remove the 7 screws from the 4 sides only. Turn back over holding unit together manually. Remove the glass top gently and lay it aside. Remove two wires that are plugged into the old unit, remembering which belongs where. You might want to remove one at a time and connect to new unit. Place new unit in between the three guides. Make sure the other unit is aligned also. Place glass top back unto unit and replace the 7 screws. Put unit back into stove top and test. Finished in less than 15 minutes with no issues.

The top would not heat,large or small eye.

  • Customer: Calvin from Merced, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 19 of 33 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the bottom cover and replaced the burned contact spade. Cleaned the wires and adjust the contact holder.

Old Jenn--Air cook top inop. Model discontinued

  • Customer: Ronald from Avon, CO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 10 of 13 people found this instruction helpful
Our Jenn-Air cook top is 25 years old. One can no longer order parts for this old of model. We ordered new SS burners as well as new Burner cartridge terminal blocks for a new and current model. They work perfectly. Took 10 minutes. $ 350 dollars verses $ 2600 for a new JennAir range plus instillation. Unit looks and works great. Plan to order new switches next.

cook top module would not heat.

  • Customer: Daryl from Olathe, KS
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 7 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
The contact spades were burned from 10+ years of use and the cook top module was worn. I disassembled the module, taped the top to protect the creamic cook top, sanded the metal and spray painted to restore the original white finish. On the bottom half I replaced one missing pop rivet and cleaned and spray painted the bottom to restore to the original black. When the contact spades arrived, I replaced the contact spades and reassembled the module. It now works and looks like it did when it was new.

Broken glass top

  • Customer: Terrye from Pleasantville, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 7 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
Took about 10 minutes at the most. Unscrewed 6 screws. Took old top off screwed new top on. New top is a much better design. Amazed how fast we got it! The old glass was completely flat. Since I very rarely change out tops for my grill, I forgot which end the plug in was. I thought liquid had run under and the glass was just stuck. When I forced to hard (on the wrong end) the glass cracked. New glass has a small raised bump on the free end so you always know which end to lift! Very happy!!

one side of cooktop did not work

  • Customer: Rebecca from Broadway, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 6 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
I took out the side of the cooktop that did not work. I had to take off the bottom of the cooktop and checked where electricity was going and not going. Once I found the part that needed replacing, I went on the website, search for Jen-Air cooktops and model number. From the sketch on the website, I was able to order the part needed. I decided to get 2 in order to replace both parts at one time, just in case. The part arrived quickly and was easy to install. The most time I spent was taking the backside off the cooktop and cleaning it.

I spilled a pot of soup and shorted everything out had to replace these parts

  • Customer: William from York, PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 6 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled out the burners, Freed the outside rim and removed the burnerbox with the burnned out pieces removed tham and reassembled

Range element shorted out

  • Customer: Dennis from Seattle, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 10 of 25 people found this instruction helpful
I priced a new two-burner unit and it was going to cost $300. I took the broken unit apart, saw that it was an element that had suffered catastophic failure and found partselect on the internet. $60 and three days later I had the part in hand. The repair was "a piece of cake." Thanks for saving me a lot of money.

Element burned up

  • Customer: Walter from LEWISVILLE, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
This is a two module cook top That I have, 2 burners in each module. I took it apart take the damaged one out and replaced with the new one, put it back together and turn it on. Heeeyyyy it works. Thanks.(and I'm not an electrician)

large element failed

  • Customer: Charles from Mamaroneck, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 9 of 24 people found this instruction helpful
Easy removal (lift and pull) of the the two element unit from the Jenn-air stove top. Placed unit right side up on a work surface. used a nut driver to remove 12 screws from the unit. removed the glass cook-top, revealing the two elements. Un-hooked two wires off the old damaged element, placed wires (plug and play) onto the new unit, then replaced the glass cook-top, used the nut driver to replace the 12 screws. Pluged the unit back into the Jenn-air stove top.

Heating element not working on one burner

  • Customer: James from FLORISSANT, MO
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed module replaced radiant element very easy repair.

Burner not heating

  • Customer: John from KENT, NY
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Took glass with both burners out as a single unit. Removed six screws to remove the pan from the glass top to get to the burners. Wires were easily disconnect from old unit. Replaced wires on new unit then putting the screws from old unit on new unit so the unit would fit properly back in the tub. Really really easy. Thanks

A local repair shop informed the individual that the burner unit could not be repaired and she would have to replace the cooktop..

  • Customer: Sonny from MOUNT VERNON, GA
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
After examining the burner unit I noticed that one of the male contact spades was burned and look deformed. After removing the spade I discovered that it had been originally manufactured incorrectly. I went on line to try and find the part. I found it at this site . I ordered 2 of the spades and replaced the deformed spade and another one that looked like it had gotten a little hot. She tried the unit and it worked perfectly. She had not used that burner unit for a very lengthy time. The investigation of the problem took a little time, but the repair went very fast. Moral is :" If a spade doesn't look right, it probably isn't", but either the individual spade or plug can be replaced. This site is now my "GO TO" place for parts.

Remove 6 screws, lift off glass, unplug burned out burner, plug in new burner, reverse order to put back together.

  • Customer: Richard from HALLSTEAD, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
As above.

broken glass on one radiant 2 burner cartridge on my Jenn-air 48" cooktop, and different glass tops on 2 other cartridges

  • Customer: PETER from DALLAS, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
ordered 3 matching glass tops for the existing cartridges and removed the glass from each, replacing it with new glass tops so all cartridges look the same - glass is less than half the price of buying new complete cartridges
All Instructions for the A122B
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