Lower bake element shorted out.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Range


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Val Ray From Idaho Falls, ID

Jun 05, 2011

1 out of 3 people found this instruction helpful

1st, Turn off the stove at the electrical box. 2nd, Remove the oven door by opening it to the first stop, and then pulled it straight up. 3rd, Remove the 2 screws using a 1/4" nut driver. 4th Pull the old heating element straight out, until the two wires that attach to the element are out 3" from rear oven wall. (Note: Place a peace of tape around each wire before disconnecting from the element. this will keep the wires from falling back through the holes). Remove the wires from the old element and remove the old element. 4th Place the new element into the oven, place the wires onto the new element. Then reverse the order of removal for new element install, for the repair. Less than 10 minutes.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bake Element

Part Number: PS249247

In Stock