- Why is a replacement knob dull when the old knob was shiny on a Dual Fuel (DF) Range, Induction (IR) Range, Sealed Burner Rangetop (SRT), or GR Series Gas Range?
- Why does the oven knob not match the surface burner knobs on a DF?
- Why are the knobs fading, bubbling, or peeling?
Dual Fuel Range, Induction Range, GR Gas Range, and Sealed Burner Rangetop (SRT)
- Over time and with use, the knobs will take on a "shiny" appearance as they wear.
- If a new knob is used to replace an older knob, it is likely that the newer knob will not appear "shiny" compared to the older knobs.
- This is normal and eventually the new knob will look like the older "shiny" knobs as well.
- Current Dual Fuel Range knobs are metal inside and the exterior is a robust plastic material to reduce heat transfer and provide a better color match.
- Dual Fuel Range surface burner knobs were previously made of zinc, and the oven knob was plastic because it houses a control display. These knobs appear different because they are made of different material.
- Oily hands, certain cleaning products, chemicals, grease splatters, spillovers, and cooking temperature are a few of the factors that can affect these knobs and the fan and light switch buttons.
Ventilation Hoods, RT Rangetop, R Gas Range, and CT Cooktops
- There is a protectant coating on all Wolf knobs, but the knobs are still susceptible to fading, bubbling, or peeling over time.
- Oily hands, certain cleaning products, chemicals, grease splatters, spillovers, and cooking temperature are a few of the factors that can affect these knobs.
BBQ and OG Grills
- Knobs are exposed to sunlight, even with use of a grill cover; fading can happen over time.
- OG Outdoor Grill knobs have an added clear coat that has a UV protective element to it to prevent fading.
Contact a Factory Certified Parts Distributor to order replacement knobs.
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