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I own a GE glasstop cooker, two things happened simultaneously,

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I own a GE glasstop cooker, two things happened simultaneously, the hot cooktop light remains on all the time and the combination small/large burner stopped working
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Peter replied 3 years ago.

Hi, my name is Peter.

 

The burner has a sensor that tells the hot surface light to come on and also regulates the burner, so a sensor on one of the burners is stuck on. Since the small/lar\ge burner stopped working at the same time that burner probably has a defective sensor. You can only get the sensor when you purchase the burner.

 

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Peter,

 

Are you saying that the burner is faulty and must be replaced?

 

Peter Ribeiro

 

Expert:  Peter replied 3 years ago.

Hi Peter,

 

You should verify that the burner is defective by testing the sensor with an ohm meter, but by the symptoms you have provided I would test the burner first.

 

Peter

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