Do your Kitchenaid oven knobs turn easily or not turn at all? If so, this article is for you. We will show you how to fix these problems and a few other Kitchenaid oven knob problems as well.
Kitchenaid Oven Knob Won’t Turn — How To Fix
If your Kitchenaid oven knob won’t turn, follow these steps to fix it…
Step 1: Pull off the control knob.
Step 2: Get a lubricant and shake it well.
Step 3: Apply a few drops of the lubricant into the shaft you pulled the control knob off of.
Step 4: Get a pair of pliers and use it to grip the shaft.
Step 5: Using the pliers, push the shaft in and turn it a bit to the left while applying pressure. You may need to do this more than once.
Step 6: Once the shaft turns easily enough to light the burner, push the control knob back into place.
Watch the video below if you would like a visual of how to fix a Kitchenaid oven knob that won’t turn.
Kitchenaid Oven Knob Loose — How To Fix
Follow the steps listed below to fix this problem…
Step 1: Pull the control knob off.
Step 2: Get a business card and cut off a small rectangular piece.
Step 3: Insert the piece into the slot on the control knob’s stem.
Step 4: Position the control knob on the shaft and push it back into place.
The video below will show you what to do if your oven knob is loose or if it keeps falling off.
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Kitchenaid Gas Stove Knobs Turn Too Easily — How To Fix
Follow the steps listed below if your Kitchenaid oven knobs turn too easily…
Step 1: Pull off the control knob.
Step 2: Get a fender washer and slide it on the shaft you puled the control knob from.
Step 3: Get a small 1/2 inch spring and slide it on the shaft as well.
Step 4: Push the control knob back in. You will need to push the control knob in before it turns from now on.
The video below will show you what to do if your stove knobs turn too easily.
Kitchenaid Stove Knob Stuck — How To Fix
If your Kitchenaid oven knob is stuck, the burner valve should be replaced. Below, we walk you through the steps you need to follow in order to replace the burner valve of a Kitchenaid oven…
Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord from the outlet.
Step 2: Shut off the oven’s gas supply.
Step 3: Lift the grates off the stove top and set them aside.
Step 4: Pull off the oven control knobs making sure to note where each one goes.
Step 5: Open the door of the oven.
Step 6: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the three screws underneath the oven’s front panel.
Step 7: Take out the other two screws at the top of the front panel which hold it in place as well.
Step 8: Lift the front panel off and set it aside.
Step 9: Using an adjustable wrench, take out the nut which holds the left gas supply tube to the manifold.
Step 10: Using a Philips head screwdriver or a quarter inch nut driver, take out the screws at the front of the stove top which hold it in place.
Step 11: Lift the stove top and support it with a thick piece of wood.
Step 12: Remove the spark switch from the valve of the burner with the stuck knob.
Step 13: Using a half inch wrench, take out the nut which holds the gas tube to the burner valve.
Step 14: Take out the screw under the valve which secures it.
Step 15: Remove the burner valve and get a new one.
Step 16: Position the burner valve on the manifold and reposition the bracket under it.
Step 17: Secure the burner valve and bracket to the manifold using the screw.
Step 18: Secure the burner valve to the gas tube using the nut. Make sure not to overtighten it or you could damage the gas tube.
Step 19: Lower the stove top.
Step 20: Hold the stove top in place with the screws at the front.
Step 21: Tighten the nut which holds the gas tube to the manifold making sure not to tighten it too much.
Step 22: Reposition the oven’s front panel.
Step 23: Return the screws at the top and bottom of the front panel which hold it in place.
Step 24: Push the control knobs back onto the shafts.
Step 25: Shut the oven door.
Step 26: Place the grates back on the stove top.
Step 27: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on.
Step 28: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.
Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace a Kitchenaid oven burner valve if your Kitchenaid oven knob is stuck.
Kitchenaid Stove Knobs Peeling — How To Fix
If your Kitchenaid oven knobs are peeling, they should be replaced. Follow these steps to replace the knobs of your Kitchenaid oven…
Step 1: Pull the first knob off and get a new one.
Step 2: Position the shaft of the oven into the hole in the control knob.
Step 3: Push the control knob into place.
Step 4: Do the same with the other control knobs.
Kitchenaid Oven Knobs Hot — How To Fix
While in use, it’s normal for the knobs of your Kitchenaid oven to get hot. However, if your Kitchenaid oven knobs get extremely hot, check that the door is properly closed. If the door doesn’t close properly, the door seal or door hinges could be faulty. In the article “Kitchenaid Oven Door [How To, Issues & Solutions]“, we show you how to replace the door seal and door hinges of a Kitchenaid oven. We also show you how to fix other Kitchenaid oven door related problems.