Surface burner terminal blocks were corroded... intermittent connection

ApplianceGeneral Electric Range


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

j s From Mountain View, CA

Jan 13, 2010

2 out of 5 people found this instruction helpful

I am the worst handy man, but I have to say, this was so easy. Web site was well designed to find the exact part I needed. The coils pull out of the blocks with moderate pressure. Stove top lifts up like a car hood and rests on little arms. The blocks unscrew from retaining holes with a few turns of a nut driver. Take the back of the stove off, a matter of 8 screws and two minutes. Poke the new wires through following the old wires, pull the spade terminals loose by hand or needle-nose pliers and replace with new. Polarity indeed does not matter. Incredibly fast. Took me a quarter hour. (We will not speak of the extra hour of cleaning areas no scrub brush had ever seen).

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

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Surface Burner Terminal Block Kit

Part Number: PS242972

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Part Number: PS243867

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Surface Element - 8" - 2350W

Part Number: PS243868

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