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Infinite Control Switch

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PartSelect Number PS11740785
Manufacturer Part Number WP3149404
Manufactured by Whirlpool
Product Description

Infinite Control Switch Specifications

This switch controls the stove top 6" surface burner.

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Troubleshooting
This part fixes the following symptoms:
Element will not heat
This part works with the following products:
Range.
This part works with the following products:
Whirlpool, Roper, Maytag, Inglis.
Part# WP3149404 replaces these:
AP6007668, 310179, 311847, 311856, 311857, 314144, 3148951, 3149404, W10295576, WP3149404VP
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Kee
September 9, 2017
One of the small burners on the ceramic cook top goes to high heat when the control is on low (2-3). Is the temp sensor part of the control switch?
For model number RF368LXPB
Hello Kee, thank you for contacting us. That would be a faulty switch causing the burner to heat up like that on low. Replacing this would fix the issue. Good luck with the repair!

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Glenda
May 27, 2019
Front burner(10 inch) only works on high. Is ps1170785 the correct part number and does each burner have a different part number?
For model number WFE525C0BS0
Hello Glenda, thank you for your question. The Right front switch is PartSelect Number PS11740783, and the left front switch is PartSelect Number PS11754687. Each burner uses a different switch. I hope this helps!

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Kerry
December 31, 2017
The left front dual burner goes to high heat when knob is turned to low?
For model number GR440LXMB
Hello Kerry, Thank you for your inquiry. I would test both the burner and the switch with a multimeter to see if they have continuity. If you are unfamiliar with how a multimeter functions, there are YouTube videos available to assist you. Hope this helps!

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Marsha
November 8, 2019
What does the infinite switch do....how does it work on stove? i have Whirlpool accu bake self cleaning...rf380lxmq0.
Hello Marsha, thank you for your question. The infinite control switch is what controls the heat for the top burner element. You turn the knob to desired setting and this regulates the element heat. I hope this helps!

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Kevin
October 1, 2019
What is part number for infinite switch for left front ? How to know this match my stove? And picture? I took photo of my, and want to compare to avoid buying a wrong one . Thanks
For model number Ygfe461lvs0
Hello Kevin, thank you for your question. The front left, dual element switch for that specific model is PartSelect Number PS11749068. We verify the part is correct by using the model number to find the exact replacement parts list. Please enter the part number into the site for current price and availability. Good luck with your repair!

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John
January 15, 2018
I have a 4 burner Whirlpool electric range/oven. The back left burner (vent pipe in the center of the burner) is not working. When i turn the dial, the hot surface light goes on but nothing else happens. I replaced the receptacle but the problem persists. So, when i turn the burner on, power goes to the light but power does not go to the burner. Do i need a new element switch? Something else i should check? Thanks.
Hi John, Thank you for your question. There are really two main parts that could cause this issue. It could be either your switch or the element itself. I would suggest checking your element first with a multi meter. When testing it remove it from the appliance, it should ready between 1000 - 1100 ohms. When testing your switch make sure to remove it from the appliance and turn the switch on as you are testing it, if your meter does not change at all from the neutral position/number, then it is broken and will need to be replaced. Good luck with your repair.

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Terry
July 20, 2017
Do the two little screws come with this switch.
For model number RF302BXYW
Hi Terry, great question. This control switch does not come with the screws, you should be able to use the existing screws to install your new switch. I hope this helps!

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Andrew
December 1, 2017
I need to replace a switch for the stove small element that its not heating. I found these two and one says its for the 6" and I need it for the small element . Ps11747215 and ps11747215
For model number GR563LXSS
Hello, Thank you for contacting us. I have researched the model you have provided and have found the part you’re looking for is Part Number: PS11740785. The other options are for the dual element and the large element. Hope this helps!

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John
January 17, 2018
I have a 4 burner Whirlpool electric range/oven rf340bxhw1. The back left burner (vent pipe in the center of the burner) is not working. When i turn the dial, the hot surface light goes on but nothing else happens. I replaced the receptacle and exchanged the element but the problem persists. So, power goes to the light but not to the burner. Can you tell me what part/part number i should replace? Thanks.
For model number RF340BXHW1
Hi John, Thank you for your question. If your rear surface burner is not working, you will need to replace the switch. The part number for switch is PS11740785. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

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Vic
April 20, 2018
We have a duel control for large and small pots on stove top that only heats to high whether it is set at low or high temperature. I cannot find what to do.
For model number GR673LXSS1
Hello Vic, Thank you for your inquiry. We would recommend checking the following parts to fix your issue: dual surface element, dual infinite switch, and also check the wiring between the element, switch and control board for any visible damage. You can test the parts with a multimeter. If the element and switch test ok, check the control board. Hope this helps!

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Part Videos

Replacing your Whirlpool Range Infinite Control Switch

Customer Repair Stories
 Average Repair Rating: 4.3 / 5.0, 5 reviews. What's this?
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    The old switch broke off.
    Removed two screws that held the unit in then pulled out a few inches so I could see where the 5 wires were. Then I replaced one at a time till done. then replaced the retaining screws.
    • Bruce from Pasadena, MD
    • Difficulty Level:
      Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      15 - 30 mins
    • Tools:
      Pliers, Screw drivers
    • Parts Used:
      WP3149404
    32 of 42 people found this instruction helpful.
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    Burner was not heating up
    Puled out the electical plug . Removed the back panel. Pulled off the switch knob. Removed the 2 screws holding the switch. Took the wires off of the old switch and placed them on the corespondig connector on the new switch. Put everything back in reverse order.
    • Gary from Hellertown, PA
    • Difficulty Level:
      Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      Less than 15 mins
    • Tools:
      Screw drivers
    • Parts Used:
      WP3149404
    27 of 42 people found this instruction helpful.
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    Burned out wires and 2 switches.
    Unscrewed the switches and let the switch hang while replacing one wire at a time. Followed instructions on wire replacement. Exact parts, only shaft on 6" switch was too long -- okay, because it is designed to break off a piece on end of shaft, then the knob fit. Everything was perfect.
    • Douglas from RAEFORD, NC
    • Difficulty Level:
      Really Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      30 - 60 mins
    • Tools:
      Screw drivers
    • Parts Used:
      WP3149404, WP3148953, 814399
    2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful.
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    Burner would randomly overheat on any setting (Bad Control Switch)
    1) Unplug stove.
    2) Remove back cover of the stove held in place by 8 screws (4 short ones for the upper holes and 4 longer ones for the lower holes.).
    3) Remove the knob from the switch that you are replacing to expose
    the switch mounting screws (2 screws).
    4) Remove the screws.
    5) Go to the rear of the stove and extract the defective switch.
    6) You will see 2 plastic plugs going into/onto the switch. Remove the
    plugs. MAKE SURE YOU ARE UNPLUGGED FROM THE
    Wall OUTLET!! A small flat blade may be needed to separate the
    plugs from switch.
    7) Attach the plugs to the new switch (there is only one way to do it.
    you wont get them confused and put on wrong.
    8) Put the new switch where the defective one was.
    9) Come to the front of the stove and put your two screws in and
    replace the knob.
    10) Replace the back cover,
    11) Plug in and test burner.
    • Mark P from CORP CHRISTI, TX
    • Difficulty Level:
      Very Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      Less than 15 mins
    • Tools:
      Screw drivers
    • Parts Used:
      WP3149404, WP3148953
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    Dual burner would go to highn heat.
    Watched video & did just guy in video did. Very easy job & the burner works like new.
    • LOUIS C from GRAND JCT, CO
    • Difficulty Level:
      Really Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      15 - 30 mins
    • Tools:
      Screw drivers
    • Parts Used:
      WP3149404
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