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We have a Thermador GPS486GDS LP. The shaft on the griddle

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Customer: We have a Thermador...
Customer: We have a Thermador GPS486GDS LP. The shaft on the griddle thermostat is broken off, PN 00415004. Is there another part that will work? 00415004 is no longer available.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: We have a Thermador GPS486GDS LP. The shaft on the griddle thermostat is broken off, PN 00415004. Is there another part that will work? 00415004 is no longer available.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
When will I get an answer - It has been 24 hours.
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1/1/2016
Appliance Technician: Kelly, Appliance Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hi, welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you! The entire thermostat will need to be replaced, one is on eBay right now!

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Saw the part on ebay. Not interested on the risk of loosing $400. The seller only has a feedback score of 2, no photo to see if the part even looks like the one we need, and the price tag for a part that originally cost 150 - 175 is a bit excessive. My question was, is there another part that will work? Perhaps from a newer model?
Appliance Technician: Kelly, Appliance Technician replied 2 years ago

There is not a recommended replacement, so it would be a trial and error. You could try a generic part like the one below. There is a company that handles used parts. They have been recycling and reconditioning appliances for 45+ years and I have had very good luck finding obsolete parts there.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thank you, ***** ***** give Good Stuff a call. Happy New Year!
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Thank you, ***** ***** Year!

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