The bake element was arcing/smoking and needed immediate replacement.

ApplianceWhirlpool Range


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

John From Houston, TX

Nov 09, 2009

5 out of 7 people found this instruction helpful

I removed (2) mounting screws from the back of the oven and pulled the element out far enough to access the terminal lugs. I unplugged the old element and plugged in the new element. I also replaced the old mounting screws w/new hardware and replaced one of the terminal lugs on a damaged wire. I went ahead and replaced the broiler element at the same time (also only 2 screws on the top of the oven) although there was no indication of a problem. The process was very easy although I caution non-electrically skilled people to insure the power is off at the breaker panel when performing this work and, if the electrical wires are damaged, seek qualified assistance to repair them.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bake Element - 240V 2500W

Part Number: PS340507

In Stock

Broil Element

Part Number: PS340509

In Stock