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GE Electric Stove Top Surface Element Switch #WB23K10005

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the surface element switch on a GE electric stove top. The most common reasons for replacing the surface element switch are when the burner won’t work or won’t turn off.

All of the information for this surface element switch replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
GE

Tools needed: screwdriver, snap ring pliers

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you begin, be sure to shut off the power supply to the stove-top.
2
Your first step is to remove all four surface element knobs.
3
Now lift up the main top and support it.
4
Next, remove the screws securing the element switch box.
5
Slide off the appropriate shaft seal and remove the mounting screws securing the old switch.
6
Now flip the switch box over and pull the old switch out.
7
Install the new surface element switch by first transferring the wires from the old switch to the new one.
8
Now position the new switch in the box flip the box over and secure the switch with the mounting screws.
9
Replace the shaft seal.
10
Align the switch box and secure the screws.
11
Remove the support, lower the main top and replace the surface element knobs.
12
You’re now ready to turn on the power supply back on and confirm that the surface element is functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the surface element switch on a GE electric stove top. The most common reasons for replacing the surface element switch are when the burner won’t work or won’t turn off.

All of the information for this surface element switch replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
GE

Tools needed: screwdriver, snap ring pliers
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you begin, be sure to shut off the power supply to the stove-top.
2
Your first step is to remove all four surface element knobs.
3
Now lift up the main top and support it.
4
Next, remove the screws securing the element switch box.
5
Slide off the appropriate shaft seal and remove the mounting screws securing the old switch.
6
Now flip the switch box over and pull the old switch out.
7
Install the new surface element switch by first transferring the wires from the old switch to the new one.
8
Now position the new switch in the box flip the box over and secure the switch with the mounting screws.
9
Replace the shaft seal.
10
Align the switch box and secure the screws.
11
Remove the support, lower the main top and replace the surface element knobs.
12
You’re now ready to turn on the power supply back on and confirm that the surface element is functioning properly.

Applicable Product Model

Range/Stove/Oven
Brand
Product Type
Model
Subtype
Electric Cooktop
Product Diagram & Manuals
Parts Needed
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