Oven wouldn't heat

ApplianceMaytag Range


Level of DifficultyDifficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Marcus From Columbus, IN

Dec 18, 2007

5 out of 5 people found this instruction helpful

I removed the two screws that held the element in. I pulled the old element out and heard a loud pop. I didn't realize that I had to turn the oven off at the breaker to change the element. It blew the breaker and melted one of the connectors to the element. The wires didnt pull through the hole so I had to pull the oven out, take the back panel off, replace the electrical connectors, slide the wires through the holes at the back of the oven, connect the element and put it back in, now it works fine. Remember to turn the oven off at the breaker when changing the element, it could be a shocking experience otherwise.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bake Element (terminal distance of 16") (Now subbed to Bake Element)

Part Number: PS2081226

In Stock