Repairing an oven cooking range is easy if you know how. It is all about buying the right parts and replacing old ones with the new parts. All it takes is a bit of trial and error and you will be doing as good a job as the actual appliances repair guy.
When your cooking oven surface range is not working, there could be various reasons as listed below:
1. The conventional surface element located on top of your cooking oven range is not working. You need to buy a new one and replace it. Repairing it is as simple as plugging it out of the element receptacle and plugging back it with a new one. You can find this surface element on top of the cooking oven range and it looks like a coiled metal going round and round design.
2. They may be something wrong with your element receptacles. This is the part that connects the above mentioned surface element coil with the switches located behind inside the cooking oven range. Try this as second method because usually the first method of replacing the cooking element coil solves the problem.
Trying to unplug this element receptacles requires you to unscrew the back panel of your cooking oven range. You will find this element receptacles connected to the switches at the back of the cooking oven range.
3. The third method is identifying the exact switches which is malfunctioning and replacing it. This method will also solve the problem of "Light burner always on" indicator light. Again to access this part, you need to remove the back panel of the oven range by unscrewing the screws behind. Please ensure that your cooking oven range is already unplugged before working on the back of your oven range.
This switch is quite expensive going for $80, upto $150 depending on whether you buy the original or Universal parts. You also need to know the exact model of your oven range top in order to find the correct compatible switches. To find your exact model number of your cooking oven range, pull out the front bottom storage area of your cooking oven range and you shall see it located on the corner.
If you are living close to any appliances repair parts store, you can easily find the model parts, you are looking for. But if you live somewhere in the rural parts of Canada, then ordering online at Amazon.ca or eBay.ca will be the only choice. Just do a search on Amazon.ca or eBay.ca for your cooking oven range parts models.