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My Electric Stove Burner Won't Turn Off

The burners on your stove turned on with no problem but now one of them won't turn off. This can be a dangerous situation and it's making you upset. Time for help from Repair Clinic. Whether it's a faulty surface element switch that's fused together, or a damaged coil surface element, we can help you identify the source of the problem and find an affordable DIY repair solution. Our troubleshooting steps will help diagnose the issue along with our part testing and symptom videos. We've also got the replacement parts you need for your model. So, take a deep breath and know an affordable solution is 'on' the way.
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Common solutions for: Range surface element won't turn off
Solution 1:
Surface Element Switch
The surface element switch sends voltage to the surface element coil. Sometimes, when the surface element switch fails, the electrical contacts inside the switch fuse together, causing the switch to s...end continuous voltage to the surface element. If the surface element switch is defective, replace it.
Required Part
Range/Stove/Oven Surface Element Switch
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Solution 2:
Coil Surface Element
Sometimes, when the surface element is shorted out, it is visibly damaged. Inspect the surface element for damage. If the element is damaged, replace it. To determine if the element has shorted out, u...se a multimeter to test the element for continuity. If the coil surface element does not have continuity, replace it.
Required Part
Range/Stove/Oven Coil Surface Element
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Solution 3:
Radiant Surface Element
Sometimes, when the surface element is shorted out, it is visibly damaged. Inspect the surface element for damage. If the element is damaged, replace it. To determine if the element has shorted out, u...se a multimeter to test the element for continuity between the prongs and the case. If the radiant surface element shows continuity between the prongs and the case, this indicates that it is shorted out. If the radiant surface element is shorted out, replace it.
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Range/Stove/Oven Radiant Surface Element
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Solution 4:
Solid Surface Element
Sometimes, when the surface element is shorted out, it is visibly damaged. Inspect the surface element for damage. If the element is damaged, replace it. To determine if the element has shorted out, u...se a multimeter to test the element for continuity. If the solid surface element has continuity from the element connecters to the outside case, this indicates that the surface element is shorted out. If the surface element is shorted out, replace it.
Required Part
Range/Stove/Oven Solid Surface Element
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