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Wolf Electric Cooktop Turns On by Itself


  • CE or CTE Electric Cooktop turned on without someone turning it on
  • Unit powers on by itself
  • Unit turning on by itself
  • Electric Cooktop starts up and begins heating for no reason


  • Circuit board malfunction
  • User error
  • Element start inadvertently activated
  • Defective selector switch
  • Defective wire harness


  1. Turn the unit power off at the circuit breaker for 30 seconds then back on again.
  2. Retest the unit operation.
  3. If the problem recurs, leave the product off at the circuit breaker and call for service.


If these steps do not resolve the issue, no further troubleshooting advice is available. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.


Need further assistance? Contact Customer Care at 800.222.7820 or provide your information below and request a Customer Care representative contact you.

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