Testing a Burner Element Receptacle on a Range or Stove | Range Stove Oven Repair
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Receptacle Testing:

Use our step-by-step appliance repair guide to learn how to test your receptacles. Once you have diagnosed the problem we have the OEM replacement light receptacles that fit your range, wall oven, or cooktop.

To test a burner element receptacle:

  1. Before repairs or testing can begin you must disconnect the electricity at the fuse panel, at the circuit breaker panel, or by pulling the plug. Make sure the power is off before proceeding. A jolt from 220 volts can be fatal, use caution!
  2. Examine the receptacle
  3. Most receptacles are mounted to the cooktop by one or two screws.
  4. Some receptacles can be disassembled for inspection and the internal terminals can be replaced. Burned or melted areas are usually visible, however it is advisable to test for continuity whether or not damage is visible.
  5. If a receptacle shows signs of being burned or melted or if it shows no continuity it should be replaced.

For more information about range, wall over, and cooktop element receptacles:

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