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Surface Burner Element Switch - 8 Inch – Part Number: WP3149400
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Surface Burner Element Switch - 8 Inch

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$50.80

Fix Number: FIX11740783

Manufacturer #: WP3149400

Manufactured by: Whirlpool

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Part description

This control switch controls the stove top 8" surface burner. 8.9- 11.0 amp. This surface burner element switch is for an 8-inch surface burner on an oven, stove, or range. The element switch controls the heat of the surface burner. Disconnect power to your range before completing this repair because you will be working closely with electrical circuits. Remove the screws from back panel and the console, and remove the console to expose the switch. It is recommended to check for overheating or arcing on the wiring harness in case they need to be replaced as well. The harness that connects to the switch features a slip-on terminal for easy installation.

Works with the following brands

Whirlpool, Kenmore, Roper, Inglis, Estate, Amana, KitchenAid, Maytag

Works with the following products

Range

Fixes the following symptoms

Element will not heat | Will Not Start | Oven is too hot | Will not program

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Average Repair Rating: 4.5 / 5.0, 12 reviews
Customer:
chris from ABERDEEN, SD
Parts Used:
Difficulty Level:
Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Burner would not heat up and the cook top on light would not turn off.
First turn off breaker. Pull out stove and unplug. There was about 8 screws on the panel on the back side of the control panel. Remove panel. Remove knob on the bad control and there is 2 screws behind knob. Remove those 2 screws and take the new control and remove 1 wire at a time from old switch to new one then put back together.
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Customer:
chris from Aberdeen, SD
Parts Used:
  • Surface Burner Element Switch - 8 Inch
Difficulty Level:
Very Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Burner would not heat on high
Turn off power supply then unplug and pull range away from the wall. On the front of the control panel you will find a Phillips head screw on the bottom edge on each end remove those with a stuby screw driver. Then on the backside of the range remove one Phillips head screw on each top corner. Then grab the control panel at the bottom front and pull out and then up. Pull off knob for bad switch and remove the 2 Phillips head screws. With new switch in hand remove one wire from old to new switch at a time then reassemble.
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Customer:
Richard from Graham, NC
Parts Used:
  • Surface Burner Element Switch - 8 Inch
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
Surface eye went to glowing red when turned on and had no adjustment.
Replaced switch on range hood. ( first REMOVE POWER PLUG FROM ELECTRICAL SOURSE) I removed screws from back of range hood with nut driver . Removed control know from range hood exposing the two screws holding the switch in, removed screws with Phillips screw driver, removed switch from rear, unplugged the five wires and attached to new switch, installed in reverse order. THIS FIXED PROBLEM. took about 15 minutes.
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Customer:
Paul from Choctaw, OK
Parts Used:
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Pliers, Screw drivers
Could not regulate temperature on both 8" burners.
Turn off breaker, remove panel on back of range. Remove knobs from switches, remove two screws from front of control panel to release switch. Leave wires attached to old switch to make it easier to see where they connect to new switch. Follow instructions included with new switches regarding length of stem. Install new switch, transfer wires from old switch to new switch. Test all switches for correct operation. Reinstall rear panel.
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Customer:
Leo from Idaho Falls, ID
Parts Used:
  • Surface Burner Element Switch - 8 Inch
Difficulty Level:
Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Pliers, Screw drivers
8" stove top burner (right front) went to red hot at any setting
I followed the basic instructions provided with the switch, which were minimal, and viewed several videos, which were better than the instructions, prior to starting. Turned off the breaker to the range/oven and also pulled the plug. The control panel did not remove as indicated on the Youtube videos, rather I had to remove the back plate on the oven which was held by about 8 screws. This was no big deal. The infinite switch I purchased looked identical to the one that failed - a good sign. However, the connectors were not similar at all. I was able to remove them which took a bit of force in addition to the screwdriver tactic described in the videos. In so doing, it is important to keep track of which wire goes where so the new switch is wired correctly. I had to shorten the stem of the new switch but this was no problem and went as described in the on-line videos. You will find that the knob can go on two ways and you have to orient the spring clip on the shaft of the new switch so that "OFF" is in the orientation similar to the other switches, which in my case was the 12 o'clock position. This may require re-positioning the spring clip on the shaft of the new switch which was not a problem. Reassembly of the backplate went easily. The thing that took the most time was vacuuming and washing the floor underneath the oven and cleaning the sides of the oven and cabinets of dirt and grease that had accumulated over the years. Everything tested out once the plug was in and the breaker put in the energized position. Another lesson: always make sure you have the right number of coils on your burner elements to avoid burning out a switch. My 8" burners require 5 coils and the 6" burners requires 4 coils. This is critical to keeping amperage through the switch within it's rating.
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Customer:
Robert from Spring Hill, FL
Parts Used:
  • Surface Burner Element Switch - 8 Inch
Difficulty Level:
Very Easy
Total Repair Time:
30 - 60 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Rt front burner would turn on .
But would only go to high then left front burner did same thing. Note if burner works at all it is the burner control itself Pull out stove unplug remove two Philips screws at top then go to front with stubby screw driver remove two screws under control tower remove knobs remove securing screws take flat screw driver to pry off plugs install in reverse order.
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Customer:
Ronald from The Villages, FL
Parts Used:
  • Surface Burner Element Switch - 8 Inch
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
30 - 60 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Control switch defective
Remove back plate(4 short screws & 4 longer screws). remove switch(2 screws). Snap off two connections. Need to check new part well. I found a new unused wire connector in the switch which had no purpose which fell out when inspected(could have shorted switch).. New switch (spring clip removed, stem to proper length, spring clip replaced, ready for installation.)
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Customer:
Frank from Matthews, NC
Parts Used:
  • Surface Burner Element Switch - 8 Inch
Difficulty Level:
Very Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Pliers, Screw drivers
Left front burner lost temperature control element burning red
Moved range out, removed back panel, removed left switch front knob, unsrewed 2 screws, moved switch to the back, disconnected two modular connectors from switch, inspected removed switch visible burn marks. Reconnect new switch to modular connectors,secure switch from front 2 screws, break off 1 part of switch stem. Place knob back. Remount back panel. But range to its normal location.
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Customer:
Loretta from Iuka, MS
Parts Used:
  • Surface Burner Element Switch - 8 Inch
Difficulty Level:
Very Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Stove eye over heating.
followed instructions. Worked great.
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Customer:
James from Kingdom City, MO
Parts Used:
  • Surface Burner Element Switch - 8 Inch
Difficulty Level:
Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Pliers, Screw drivers
8" burner was either off or full cherry red on - no regulation from burner switch
Remove bottom drawer (optional) to reach in and unplug range. Pull up on front at bottom to unstick feet from the floor! Pull range away from the wall. Remove two white screws on underside of front of console at either end. Look on back of range and note how console fits into metal back. Remove two screws in top corners of the back of range. Pull bottom of console out and lift up to remove. Pull dial off of bad burner switch. Remove two screws holding switch onto console. Pull switch out of console from the rear. Use a flat-bladed screwdriver to pop plastic electrical connections off of the bad burner switch. On the new switch, make sure that the little metal piece included as an option is NOT rattling around inside switch. If it is, it will short things out in there. You don't need that little sucker. Find it and throw it away! Use needle-nosed pliers to pry clip off of stem of new switch, then use the pliers to break off the tip. Reinstall the clip, making sure it's not bent from removal. Reassemble in reverse order!
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Customer:
Don from Birmingham, AL
Parts Used:
  • Surface Burner Element Switch - 8 Inch
Difficulty Level:
Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Large burner would not heat--found burned wire and contact spade.
Turned off power. Removed back cover plate. Removed old switch. Mounted new switch. Transferred wiring to new switch. Replaced burned wire and spade connector. Replaced cover plate. Restored power. Time 20 minutes.
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Customer:
Richard from Norman, IN
Parts Used:
Difficulty Level:
Very Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
The dual burner run full heat could control it. The 8" would stick on some times when in use had to smack switch to unstick it.
First shut off power to range and then unplug it. Remove the back cover to get to the switches. The 8" burner infinite switch was easy Just hold new switch and replace one wire at a time from old switch to the new switch, Then remove the old switch and put the new one in and replace the two screws. The new dual burner switch I use a sheet of paper and laid out the switch just like I saw it on the range, then laid out the new and followed the wiring chart that came with the new switch, if you follow the instruction sheet it makes it easy to do. Note the switch I received where not in the off state so I had rotate the dual burner switch to line it up for off mark on the range when I found the off on the switch.
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Model Cross Reference

This part works with the following models:

Fix Number: FIX11740783
Manufacturer Part Number: WP3149400
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