The left rear element failed

ApplianceMaytag Range


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Nutdriver

William From San Diego, CA

Mar 31, 2010

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First , I turned off the circuit breaker to the oven.
Next, I removed the two screws at the front of the range top and slid the top out until I could disconnect the multi-plug connecting the wiring harness to the stove.
I then took the entire top out to a table and set it upside down. It was easy to unbolt and disconnect the lead to the element. One of the leads was burnt, so I had to replace it. I slid the new element into place, bolted it down in the same orientation as the old one and reconnected the leads.

I slid the entire top back into place on the range and re-installed the securing screws. Then I flipped on the circuit breaker and turned the element on.
Success! Perhaps I didn't really need to change the element since the burnt lead was the cause of failure. But its good to have a new part installed anyway.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Element Kit - 2200W (Now subbed to Surface Element - 2200W)

Part Number: PS559026

In Stock