How difficult is it to install part no AP3192156/black glass top cooktop
Answer Lisa, Replacing the glass cooktop on your counter cooktop isn't that difficult. The most difficult procedure is removing the cooktop from the counter. " Glass and Cooktop Removal from Countertop 1. Remove all cooktop hold-down retainers from below the edge of the countertop.
2. Protect the counter with two strips of wood or cardboard. 3. Reach up from inside the cabinet and push upward on the bottom of the burner box enough to shim with protective wood or cardboard under one end. Repeat for the other end. Caution: Screws on the bottom of the burner box can scratch the countertop surface. Use care to protect the countertop appearance. 4. Using the shims to get a handhold under the left and right sides of the glass, carefully raise the cooktop up about 4 in., rotate slightly left or right (to the best working advantage), and set down as shown. Lift each end slightly and adjust the wood or cardboard to prevent scratching the countertop.
5. Remove all knobs from the cooktop. 6. Remove all screws from along the top edge on all 4 sides of the burner box. Remove the
cooktop glass and place it top side down on a protected surface." You may need to remove the grommets from the openings for the switch stems and transfer them to the new glass top, a little bit of liquid detergent will and turning the grommet slowly, will make it a bit easier to install them.
I need the length x width of the smoothtop glass. I just want to be sure that it is the right size. The current smoothtop is still in place, I dropped a heavy object and it cracked the glass. I need to replace the glass...not the whole unit. I look forward to your return on the dimensions and how is it connected to the counter top....silicone?? Do I pry it off at a corner?
Answer Hello Bill! Unfortunately, we do not have the exact measurements available for the maintop asm part number WB64T10031. However, searching your model JP930B0C1BB this part is the original glass maintop and will work on your product. You'll need to remove the cooktop from counter and remove the screws holding the glass to the burner box. Once those are removed you'll be able to lift the glass up and away from the assembly. Install in reverse order. Thanks.