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plopez 01-19-2008 03:34 PM

Replace heating element - bake
 
5 year old oven - I checked some biscuits this AM and the Heating element was on fire. I watched for a bit and the element was actually burning - as the hot spot moved up the element, I noticed it had cracked.

I found I can get a new one this site, but is this a simple replacement or should I hire it out? I have a friend who is a master electrician, perhaps he could help. But if it is some what simple, I'd rather do it myself. Can anyone give me direction?

misterfixall 01-19-2008 08:26 PM

un plug stove,remove two screws fastening element to body of stove in oven .gently pull element forward ,revealing wires connected to element,pull off spade connectors, reatach to new element ,replace the 2 screws, test it

plopez 01-21-2008 02:32 PM

Thanks, as soon as i get my paycheck I'll order the part and try it. It sounds very simple and really pretty much what I thought it would be. Part of the old element fell to the oven floor and melded to it as it cooled, any advice on that??


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