The part I need is the surface burner receptacle diag.(9) picture on the stovetop parts. Will I need any special tools to assemble besides a screwdriver.
Answer Hello Angie. You will need a wire cutter and stripper. You have to splice these into the existing wire harness. Hope this helps.
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How do I replace the burner receptacle?
Answer Hello Nate. There is a video on the parts page.
When replacing the surface burner receptacle, instead of using wire nuts, can butt splices be used? The ones with the heat shrink properties?
Answer Hello Rick. It is best to use ceramic wire nuts due to the extreme heat, but I have seen people use the butt connectors and cover them with the heat shrink.
Why my receptacle burn out so quickly including 2 wires hook up the receptacle? about 3-4 months it burned out one...we kept very clean stove...no dripping. any help is appreciated.
You will want to check the unit for over voltage that would be causing the unit to burn out rapidly. This could be caused by a voltage spike in the home wiring or a voltage spike to the element. It may be necessary to replace the element, wiring and the infinite switch at the same time as a bad infinite switch could also cause this type of issue.