How to fix a GE gas cooktop where one of the burner knobs won’t turn at all

Your Name: Margaret

Type of Appliance: Oven/Range/Stove

Brand: GE Gas Downdraft Cooktop

Model Number: JGP389BEV4BB

Your Precious Words:
I can not turn of the knobs to ignite my gas cooktop burner. So the back right burner is now useless. How can we fix it?

This is a problem with the gas valve for the affected burner. The knob is attached directly to the bad valve. If you can use a screwdriver and a wrench and can fog a mirror, you can do this repair!

GE JGP389BEVBB Downdraft Gas Cooktop Burner Valve ReplacementThis diagram shows you how to do the repair, click it for larger view in a new window.

Here’s the replacement valve you need, comes with a one year warranty:

Be sure to leak check the gas tube connection on the new valve after you get it installed. This video explains the basic idea.

To learn more about your range/stove/oven, or to order parts, click here.


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