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Surface Unit Switch Kit

Part Number: AP2023620
MFG Part Number: WB21X5243
Made by: GE
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By GE. Burner control switch, replaces many older models. Has a break-away shaft and different shaft adapters. Fits most electric ranges with coil type elements.

Genuine GE part. GE brands include General Electric, Hotpoint, RCA, and others. See all items in Range / Cooktop / Oven Switch.
GE also makes various appliance models for Sears / Kenmore.

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Part Number WB21X5243 (AP2023620) replaces 2603, 301441, 301442, 301666, 301667, 301816, 301817, 301818, 301819, 301820, 304149, 305109, 305110, 305111, 305112, 306224, 306382, 306383, 307014, 307016, 315604, 315605, 315606, 320945, 320946, 320947, 320948, 320949, 321827, 324608, 324609, 330687, 334886, 334887, 334888, 334889, 334890, 334975, 335804, 336119, 336120, 337035, 339418, 339419, 342188, 342189, 342192, 342193, 342194, 342195, 342196, AH235991, EA235991, PS235991.

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How to Replace Surface Unit Switch Kit #WB21X5243

Step by step instructions on how to replace a Surface Unit Switch Kit #WB21X5243 for Cooktop, Range made by GE, Roper, Kenmore. Note: This video is intended to give you the general idea of the part replacement procedure. Your appliance may differ depending on the manufacturer and model.


 

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Bought Infinite switch WB21X5243. Adapter that fits in the knob sticks way out from face of stove no matter how much I cut back the stem. Any advice?

Lori for Model Number GE Model Number JBP26G0H3AD

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I wanted to replace a surface element switch for the smaller 6 inch element. The pro team suggested that I order AP2023620 which is an universal switch that works for both 6 and 8 inch switch. I am worry about the wiring from the current one to the new one. I attached a picture, the one on the left is the one that I need to replace. Please advice on how to wiring. If the current one has terminal marking like: 4-H2, 5-L2, 3-L1, 2-P, and 1-H1, and if the new one has the same terminal markings, I should just wire them like for like? https://www.dropbox.com/s/fkoal56dms3n32a/2013-11-24%2011.19.44.jpg

Sunny_garage for Model Number Kenmore 79061754106

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Hi, I have a GE gas range/oven and all the sudden all the surface burners can not be lit up. I do not hear the click sound when I turn the knob but I can light it up with a match (means I still can switch on the gas). Do I need to replace the ignitor, switch or the spark unit? Thanks, Tony

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Hello, I've just replaced the infinite switch, WB21X5243, which I guess is a universal unit that replaces WB21X226. Everything works, but the adapter that fits my knob is the small solid "D" with an extension to fit over the square stem, causing the knob to stick out about 3/8" above the control panel. The instructions refer to a yellow bushing that goes over the square stem. I received an orange bushing that would go over the square stem, but its "D" shape is too big for my knob. I'm looking at the other parts in this kit, thinking that this assembly (bracket, threaded collar, nut) somehow gets attached to the switch inside the control panel (the extension on the adapter fits into it perfectly), but can't for the life of me figure out how to incorporate it into the install. I could attach the bracket to the switch, but the threaded collar won't fit through the hole on the control panel to receive the nut. And even if it goes that way, wouldn't I need longer screws to pass through the bracket and attach the switch directly to the control panel to keep it from turning with the knob? Heeeeeeelp! Thanks, Cindy

Cindy for Model Number JBP25GR1

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Which is the Hot and which is the Neutral? Your previous answer just said Red to L1 and Black to L2.

Billybob for Model Number WB21X5243 Infinite Switch

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Subject part's instructions confused me and I cut too much off the stem. Where can I get replacement? Is there another fix?

Whb for Model Number ge wb21x5243 Infinite (switch range top switch.)

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