Lower Bake Element burned out

ApplianceGeneral Electric Range


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

steve From saint peters, MO

Jan 13, 2012

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first shut the breaker to range oven off at the AC panel. find the corect size Nutdriver for the two small screws that mount the Bake Element to back of the oven wall. Simpley remove both of the small screws, and then carefully pull the Bake Element out from the wall of the oven. Be very careful not to pull element too hard or too quickley so the elements wires do not pull off and fall behind into the oven wall insulation. Once the element has been pulled out just far enouph, clip both of the elements power wires with a clothes pin to keep them from falling behind into the oven wall insulation. Carefully remove both of the element power wires by gently pulling them lose from the old element. Remove the old element and disgard as needed. Place the new element in the oven and re-attach both of the elements power wires to the new element as required. Carefully push the new element back into the two small oven wall holes as required. Re-attach the two small oven wall screws with a Nutdriver. Turn the Oven range power breaker back on at the AC power panel. Turn the oven heat setting on to pre-heat and test your new Bake Element to make sure that everything is working. After the oven has pre-heated and and you have verified that the new Bake Element is corectly in place nad properly working turn the oven off. The installation is now complete and you are ready to enjoy using your General Electric oven! Its Easy-Peasy folks!

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bake Element - Push On Terminals - 240V

Part Number: PS249286

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