Bad Bake Element

ApplianceGeneral Electric Range

ModelJBP46GS

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

John From Spring Grove, PA

Apr 16, 2011

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

The bake element in my 17 year old GE free standing electric range became defective. This element has 2 terminals -- black (240V) and white (neutral). While removing the element from the range, a 2nd black wire was pulled out of the back of the oven. This wire had a bare terminal connection and apparently had been loose behind the oven shell for all these 17 years. Inspection of this wire showed it carried 115V. I wrapped this wire with electrical tape and reinserted it into the insulation behind the oven shell.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bake Element - 240V 2300W

Part Number: PS249466

$21.38
In Stock