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I have a free standing range electrical stove and one of the burners stays on all the time even if I turn it off.

Can someone give me some ideas on how to fix this?

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The switch/heat control must have worn out or become damaged, such as contacts fusing together. It needs to be replaced. – bcworkz Nov 23 '12 at 23:22

I'll bet the control switch is broken. This is not a difficult fix, but usually requires lifting the range top to access the wiring harness and install a new switch. Most appliance stores with a service department will also sell the parts. If your range is a new solid state computer controlled, you may have a bad control board. If that is the case, the parts are expensive and should be done by a tech. they are very hard for a consumer to trouble shoot.

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