The heating element for the oven section was luke warm even when the control was turned up high.

ApplianceMaytag Range

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

lawrence From Laurel, MD

Nov 05, 2008

2 out of 3 people found this instruction helpful

I wasn't sure if it was the heating element or the temperature probe not allowing the oven to go above 200 degrees so I ordered both from Selectparts. After receiving my replacement parts (in record time thank you) the oven element had a hidden slit on the underside near the connection. During its removal the element disintegrated at that point.

Since Maytag is very user friendly to maintain, it was a matter of removing the retaining nuts securing the element to the back of the oven, and resecuring after replacing with the new element. I did have to take the back panel off the oven to reattach the wiring to the element. This was necessary because while I was removing and replacing the element, the insulation was pulled through the access holes. I also replaced the temperature probe because I had already ordered it. This was easier to replace however and I did not encounter the isulation problem as I had when removing/replacing the element. I recommended your company to my friends and would definately order parts from you should I need to repair another appliance in the future. Thank you again.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Long Oven Sensor Kit (Now subbed to Long Oven Sensor)

Part Number: PS1570174

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Bake Element (Now subbed to Bake Element - 3600W)

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