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    • Part Number: AP4008846
    • MFG Part Number: 12002788
    • Made by: Whirlpool
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Water got dripped from the knob down into the ignitor area and made a popping and snap sound. Breaker tripped. now this burner does not light, I assume it is because the plastic ignitor piece is bad. How does one check it. how does the replacement get wired in. It's the front burner (16 btu)

Rudi for Model Number MGR6772BDS

ANSWER Hello Rudi. Here are the instructions from the manufacture. Hope this helps. Maintop Removal 1. Disconnect power before servicing. 2. Remove surface burner control knobs by grasping knob and raising knob straight upward. 3. Remove screws securing infinite switch bracket to maintop. 4. Remove screws securing burner assemblies to maintop. 5. Remove screws securing maintop to chassis. Screws are located in the front left and right corners with the upper oven door open. 6. Raise and remove maintop from unit. 7. Reverse procedures to reassemble. Top Surface Valve and Spark Switch 1. Remove maintop, see "Maintop Removal" procedure, (steps 1 – 6). 2. Remove spark switch(es) by pulling upward off valve. 3. Remove wires from spark switch by depressing release arm. 4. Remove bolt(s) securing surface valve(s) to manifold. Located on the bottom of manifold. 5. Reverse procedures to reassemble. NOTE: Preform leak test to verfy no gas leaks. 

Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com   |   Thursday, June 09, 2011

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