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How Does an Electric Stovetop Work? — Appliance Repair Tips

Stove burners won’t ignite or stay lit? This video provides information on how an electric stovetop works and offers troubleshooting tips to assist you in diagnosing and repair.

Here is a list of the most commonly replaced parts associated with each stovetop symptom:

Stovetop surface element won’t work: surface element, element switch or receptacle wires
Stovetop burner spark problem: spark module, spark ignition switch, spark electrode
Stovetop burners spark all the time: spark ignition switch, spark module

All of the information provided in this stovetop troubleshooting video is applicable to the following brands: Frigidaire, GE, Jenn Air, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Magic Chef, Maytag, Thermador, Whirlpool

GE Electric Stove Top Disassembly:

How your range/stove/oven works:

For more DIY videos including part replacement and help finding your model visit the repair help section of our website: Range/Stove/Oven repair help

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