Tappan Gas Burner Stove Knob Replacement


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Old 06-01-10, 06:41 PM
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Tappan Gas Burner Stove Knob Replacement

I have an old Tappan gas stove model # GVD576. One of the burner knobs cracked slightly. There is a little spring that was sitting on the valve. I glued the knob but it doesn't stay on the stove as tightly as the others. Is there a clip or something I am missing?
 
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Old 06-02-10, 09:15 AM
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Hello ekx122865. Welcome to the Gas Appliances topic and the Do-It-Yourself Web Site.

Only permanent solution for a broken knob is to replace it. Some due have clips that wrap around the knob stem and/or a clip to size the knob to a different burner valve stem size.

Replacement is basically the only solution. Top burner knobs can be purchased at a local appliance parts store or on line, if you prefer to pay shipping and handling costs....

Replacement TB knobs are not all the expensive or inexpensive. A few dollars each. May have to purchase an entire set to replace all existing knobs if the existing ones are no longer available.

However, buying one or all of them, IMO does not warrant paying online shipping & handling costs..... Just to expensive IMO for such low cost items. You may or may not agree. Your choice, as it is for anyone else reading this reply.

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Old 06-03-10, 10:02 AM
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Thank you for the information. I have found replacement knobs online. There was a spring behind the knob and I'm not sure if it was affixed to the knob or to the burner valve. I was not able to find any information online as to how this could be fixed.
 
 

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