Back heating element stopped working

ApplianceMaytag Range

ModelMER6872BAB

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

James From Peachtree City, GA

Dec 11, 2009

7 out of 7 people found this instruction helpful

I had some confusion about the correct series number associated with my stove and called Partselect. They confirmed the part I was looking at was correct in less than 5 minutes. I then completed the order online. Even with standard shipping my order was processed immediately and I received the heating element the next day.

Turned off the breaker. Removed the two screws in the front holding the range top down. Loosened the screws holding the element in place while balancing the range top with my shoulder. Removed the wires from the older element one at a time and attached them to the new element. Put the new element in place and screwed back in place. If I had a little help with the range top I think I could have completed it in 5 minutes but I was at home alone and the other stories of doing this repair made it seem easy enough and it was.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Surface Element with Limiter - 6" - 1200W

Part Number: PS2003597

$75.89
In Stock