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30-3979-23-05 Tappan Range - Instructions

All installation instructions for 30-3979-23-05 parts

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Switch plate cracked.

  • Customer: Len from Corry PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
This hard to find GE part number was easy to find at PartSelect.com. The GE dealer said the part was permanently out of stock. Lift lid and remove a few screws and pull off two wires and replace switch plate and reconnect everything. Good to go.

The right Drawer Glide was broken.

  • Customer: Fred from Gregory MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
The simplest repair ever! I just snapped it in and put the drawer back - fixed. I hope I have other repairs this simple.

Oven wouldn't heat

  • Customer: M. Nicole from La Mirada CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
First I removed the two screws that hold the element in place. I then pulled the element out about 3 inches and disconnected the two wires. Then I reattached the new piece. It was the easiest thing ever and i'm a woman!

weak oven igniter/not enough amp. to light oven

  • Customer: JEFFREY from ULSTER PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 3 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
first I removed oven draw for access, then removed the two screws with a nut driver, next removed the two wire nuts and the old element was free. Replaced new element in reverse steps of removing old and the new part ignited the stove within 30 seconds, but now I have no excuse for not fixing dinner!! Thanks for promt shipping, it arrived early than anticipated.

burners not working well air leaking in from botton

  • Customer: Theodore from Haledon NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
The repair went very well lest then one minute to replace both burners

Erratic burner ignition, re-light.

  • Customer: Bill from San Jose CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Remove bottom plates and deflector from oven, remove old igniter. Remove bottom drawer and panel to expose wiring. Cut wires, used supplied wire nuts to splice. The time consuming part of this job was having to clean all the parts before reassembly, and having to extract screws that were rusted into place due to heat and spillage. One of the igniter screws was stripped, and was very difficult to remove. The first part in your "probably cause" list was the right one! Thanks for the good service, and a useful website!

Lacking oven racks on used appliance

  • Customer: Katherine from Roanoke VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Your website is great...easy and it literally took me no mote than 5 minutes to find what I needed and order...and received it VERY quickly. Must say I was dreading going to some parts house that we have in our town in bad area, and searching on dusty shelves for what I needed...am so glad I found you!!

oven would not light

  • Customer: larry from 775 TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
pulled drawer out and took old igniter off and replaced it

over draw was off track

  • Customer: Frances from Hauppauge NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
the part snapped on the side of the track, now the draw is not sitting on the floor and opens and closes like new.

oven wouldn't light uneven temp.

  • Customer: Paul from Akron NY
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
had to remove burner bolts holding igniter were stripped cut two wires replaced igniter using two self tapping screws put wires together using wirenuts Honey making cookies right now thanks already told friends about you

would not light oven

  • Customer: Richard from Huston TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
take off the old by unsceawing it scraw thenew one onput the wires down the back throw the hole put the wires to gather and cap tham plug the elect. back in and turn it on for to test it wow it worked he he ...richard

light in range control panel/splash guard went out

  • Customer: JACK from PATCHOGUE NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
first I removed the 4 screws holding the cover in place. then I removed the 26" flourescent tube by slowing twisting it free. Then I attemped to buy another one at 6 or 8 stores with no luck. While surfing the web for tappan range replacement bulbs, your web site popped up. Thank god.

BROKEN DRAWER GLIDE

  • Customer: Sharon from Hamlin NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
IT SNAPPED RIGHT INTO THE DRAWER, WAS VERY EASY

Oven would not come on, broiler worked and so did the burners

  • Customer: Jackie from Palmdale CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
First I removed the two screws that hold the element in place. I then pulled the element out about 3 inches and disconnected the two wires...
And re-connected the same way.
Peice of cake..

Thank You..

Oven would not heat up

  • Customer: Dean from Tupper Lake NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
First I removed the two screws that held the element in place.I then pulled the element out and cut the wires.I used wire nuts to put the new wirers on and put it back in place with the two screws.I tried it and it worked perfect.
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