Element died

ApplianceGeneral Electric Range


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

John From Mount Airy, MD

Feb 09, 2009

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

The hardest part was working in the oven.

Turn off power
Open Oven Door, remove racks
Remove two mounting screws with nut driver.
Slide the element out to expose the wire connections.
Remove the screws and pull the element out.
Place the new element in oven.
Clamp on to each of the terminals with vice grips to keep from bending the element and install the screws.
Slide the element back into place and put the two mounting screws back in.

Put the racks back in and turn on the power and test. You may get a little smoke off the new coil.

Like I said the hardest part is leaning into the oven to attach the screws, do not sit on the oven door.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bake Element - 240V 2300W

Part Number: PS249466

In Stock