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Old 09-09-2013, 06:01 PM   #1
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Cooking range knobs are not working


Hey everyone i have Maytag (Model: J35CWKW-4) cooking range. Last month one of the knobs stopped turning so i am not able to use one of the burners now today another knob stopped turning. How can i fix this?
As you can see in the pic below the knob on the upper right is stuck on that position and i am not able to turn it.
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Old 09-09-2013, 06:17 PM   #2
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Hey everyone i have (a rather old) cooking range.

Last month one of the knobs stopped turning...
today another knob stopped turning.
How can i fix this?
Determine if the problem is the knob or the "infinite switch"
1) pull the knob off the shaft.
2) inspect the inside of the knob for damage
2a) try to turn the shaft without the knob
3) see if the stove comes on without the knob

Replace either the knob(s) or the switch.
My money is on the switch.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0Qd4B_IqrM


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Determine if the problem is the knob or the "infinite switch"
1) pull the knob off the shaft.
2) inspect the inside of the knob for damage
2a) try to turn the shaft without the knob
3) see if the stove comes on without the knob

Replace either the knob(s) or the switch.
My money is on the switch.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0Qd4B_IqrM
thx a lot screws were loose inside hence the knob wasnt turning. problem SOLVED!. thx this forum is great
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