Heard a crackling and popping noise when I turned on the oven

ApplianceWhirlpool Range


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Carole From Chatsworth, CA

Feb 24, 2010

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

After figuring I'd have to buy a new oven, I figured out that it was the lower baking element. When I received the new part, I removed the two screws holding the element on. Gently pulled the element off the back oven wall and removed the wire connectors. Put the new element in place - rehooked the wire connectors and it works like new. The light bulb replacement was as simple as screwing in the new light bulb. Thanks, saved me alot of money.....

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bake Element - 240V 2100W

Part Number: PS340505

In Stock

Light Bulb - 40W

Part Number: PS884734

In Stock