Have looked at exploded view (#3) of the "Control Panel and Gas Supply". If I am replacing this mylar piece, how do I get the control panel off? Do I have to take the (range) "top" off first as shown in your #4 view?
Answer Steve, Yes, you'll need to remove the cooktop to access the control panel and mylar touchpad assembly. Heres some help :" Control Panel Disassembly–Slide-In - 1. Turn off electrical power and gas to the range. 2. See “Maintop Removal–Slide-In” for removal. 3. Carefully pull surface burner knobs outward to remove. 4. Remove screws located on front of control panel. 5. Remove screws securing end caps to unit.
6. Remove screws securing control panel to unit. 7. Pull control panel forward and tilt downward. 8. Remove screws securing ERC to control panel. 9. Depress side locking arms, push forward on oven light switch, and disconnect wire terminals from switch. 10.Replace and reassemble in reverse order. ERC–Slide-In -1. Remove control panel, see “Control Panel Removal–Slide-In” procedure, (steps 1-6).
2. Remove screws securing ERC to control panel. 3. Disconnect wires from ERC. 4. Replace and reassemble in reverse order. Maintop Removal–Slide-In - 1. Turn off electrical power and gas to the range. 2. Disconnect gas and power from unit. 3. Remove screws securing top surface burners. 4. Remove surface burner and disconnect spark ignitor wire from surface burner. 5. Raise and remove maintop from unit." Thanks and Good Luck