Baking element burnt in two, Broiler element was only half workeng

ApplianceKitchenAid Oven

ModelKESC300HWH6

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Thomas From La Grange Park, IL

Oct 19, 2012

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Baking element - I removed the two screws that hold the element to the back of the oven ( Philips head). Disconnected the spade type electrical connections from each end of the element. Note: use some type of clamp to hold the wires from pulling back into the outer section of the oven. I used wooden clothespins). Reverse the process to install new element.
Broiler element - I placed the shipping container over the new baking element to protect it. Then removed the four screws holding the top element to the back of the oven ( Philips head). Take care to mark the 4 wires for the broiler element. ( 2 for outer coil & 2 for inner coil) Clamp these wires also after disconnecting. Slide the 2 "L" shaped hangers out of there slots. When installing the new element connect the wires first then slide the "L" shaped hangers back into the slots. reinstall the 4 screws and your done. I did the repair with out removing the oven door ( ours is difficult to get back on ) with the door off the job will take less time and access will be easier.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bake Element

Part Number: PS402556

$101.62
In Stock

Dual Broil Element

Part Number: PS402713

$72.75
In Stock