Original Bake Element Failed

ApplianceWhirlpool Range


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Dave From Fairport, NY

Dec 08, 2010

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Turn off the oven's breaker. Remove oven grates. Unscrew two screws holding in the bake element. Slowly pull the bake element out a few inches. Using pliers, CAREFULLY unattach the connectors from the ends of the bake element. DO NOT FORCE OR CRUSH THE CONNECTORS. Using your hands only, attach the connectors to the ends of the new bake element. Re-insert the element into the back of the oven. Re-insert the screws to attach the new element to the back of the oven. Turn the breaker back on. Turn the oven on bake to test the element. Go have a beer to congratulate yourself on saving $75 or more. Should take about 10 minutes if you're proceeding slowly & carefully. It'll take 2 minutes if you're reckless and get lucky, but it'll take 2+ hours if you're reckless and all goes wrong, causing you screw up the connectors and need to go buy some plus crimpers, etc.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bake Element - 2600W 240V

Part Number: PS335890

In Stock