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Old 10-13-2012, 02:18 PM
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Model Number: GLES389FSB   Brand: Frigidaire   Age: 1 - 5 years   

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Right front element stays hot. I have to turn breaker off to shut down. Other 3 elements will not get hot.


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Old 10-13-2012, 06:57 PM
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It may be part of the following recall
Frigidaire and Electrolux ICON Electric Smoothtop Cooktops and Slide-In Ranges Recalled Due to Fire Hazard
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:38 AM
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All frigidaire wants to do is send out a gasket kit for the knobs. How do I fix the problem of right front element heating up when not turned on? The three other elements won't turn on.
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See the attachment for the wiring diagram.

I am assuming that the oven works OK.

Unplug the unit and check the wiring to the element controls and from them to the terminal strip.
If all OK I would disconnect the right front element and see if the other elements now work.
If that does nothing disconnect the control/board for that element.

Be very careful that the unit is unplugged when working on it and that nothingcan short out when you are testing it.

This is a fairly complicated unit and may be best left to a pro.

A manual is available for purchase at the following site but is for stand alone units not a slide in unit. The sections on the element controls is the same though.
http://appliancejunk.com/forums/index.php
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