Faulty Element Thermostat

ApplianceJenn-Air Range

ModelJES9800AAB

Level of DifficultyDifficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Steven From Sherwood, OR

May 26, 2011

3 out of 9 people found this instruction helpful

1)Turn off breaker to range
1.1)Disconnect the downdraft vent blower
2)Remove Range from Counter area (delicate procedure)
Caution do not stress (Lift with or pull on) the cook-top
3)Remove Ceramic cook-top from base (hidden fasteners-remove the vert trim at front of range - it hides two fasteners)
4)Remove old elements
5)Rebuild the supplied elements (multiple options, copy the old element layout before disassembling- tricky)
6)Swap-out replacement elements (replacement elements were assembled slightly differently in the new style elements so wiring was slightly different)
7)Re-assemble Ceramic cook-top
8)Re-mount to base (needs assistant to support ceramic while reconnecting cable harness connector)
8) Re-set range into counter (Ceramic cook-top is very delicate, so extreme care is required to prevent damage)

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