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How to take off top of cook top to access the control for one of the burners?

I need to remove the top off the cooktop to access controls

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Ok Hello there.

Number 1)
There are several types of this 8430 but all will be similar . For the complete set of machines if you REALLY need the EXACT one.go here http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/product_literature/search_results.jsp?searchTerm=JED8430&siteCd=JA_EN_US&userType=Servicer#installation_instructions

Number 2)
PLEASE don't 'fiddle about' with the cooker if you don't know about electrics. There are VERY high powerand DANGEROUS electric cables in there ! This is Nothing like a low power Stereo or TV BE CAREFUL !!!!

Number 3)
I am not familiar with this top but it seems from the diagrams that it just drops in to a base unit that contains the fan unit.somehow. I don't see any screws in the surface of the top so TURN OFF THE POWER COMPLETELY take out by lifting the edges ; the whole thing and work on it from underneath to access the electrics..

These diagrams below will show you all you need to do the job. READ THEM THOROUGHLY BEFORE you start.

PLEASE BE CAREFUL with Electrical wiring. !!! I cant stress enough

Owners Guide
http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Use%20and%20Care%20Guide%20-%208111P415-60.pdf

Parts list and circuit diagram (if your switch is playing up.this will help)
http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Repair%20Part%20List%20-%20JED8430ADB.pdf


Installation
http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Installation%20Instructions%20-%208101P419-60.pdf

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SOURCE: jenn air jed 8430 electric cooktop control switch for rear burner

The cook top is attached to the wood frame by brackets, just remove the screws and the electric connection, make sure the power is off from the main box, it's a 220 volt wiring and then just lift the top off. to remove the glass, look around the edges and you should see some small screws, just remove them and the glass should lift off.
Eddie Rentas
Tupper Lake NY

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

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