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Stove is OFF but surface unit indicator light stays ON

Kenmore electric range model # 91195297990. The "surface unit" light staying on even when all surface controls are off. What could be wrong? Also, I would like a copy of the wiring diagram for this model if available. THANKS.

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Fred M
And you have a future as a repair person if you ever need another job. Great job.
by Fred M Earned 3,489 community points in Appliances
May 18th, 2011
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Fred, you were right!
I was able to find the faulty switch but instead of replacing it I went ahead and opened the switch and fixed the contacts. The switch is working great so far and I'll save some $$ for as long as it keeps working.
Thanks
by Manage My Life
May 18th, 2011
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Fred M
What you’re describing is a faulty surface unit switch. The surface unit switch has several electrical contacts that open & close as you turn the switch on & off. The contacts that make & break for the surface unit on light are stuck together inside the switch. I recommend replacing the faulty surface unit switch.

The trick is that there are 4 switches and most likely only one is bad.

On the switch, be sure the stove is unplugged or power is turned off, there will be a wire on the "P" terminal. You can try unplugging the yellow wire from the "P" terminal and see if the light goes out.

Use caution doing this.
by Fred M Earned 3,489 community points in Appliances
May 15th, 2011
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Sun Ash
I just unplugged the yellow wire and my indicator light went off, what needs to b repaced
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Manage My Life
I can understand the concern that the indicator light stays on when the controls are off. The expert will review your model and respond within 24-48 hours if not sooner. In the meantime, if you would like to check an expert answer for a similar question, I attached the link below. Hope this information is helpful.
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May 12th, 2011
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