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3468VVV Magic Chef Range - Instructions

All installation instructions for 3468VVV parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the range repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

All Instructions for the 3468VVV
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cap on the burner broke off

  • Customer: Marcia from Bronx NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
My husband simply twisted out the old burner with a pliers and attach the new burner. Simple and easy....

light bulb went out in my oven

  • Customer: Janet from Ada MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
My husband took the plastic cover off and took out old bulb and screwed in the new one. Then put the cover back on.

IGNITER WOULD GLOW BUT STOVE WOULDN'T LIGHT

  • Customer: ALAN from LUCK WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I NOTICED THAT THE IGNITOR WOULD GLOW BUT THE STOVE WOULDN'T LIGHT - I GOT THE MODEL NUMBER OF THE STOVE AND GOOGLED THE MAYTAG MODEL NUMBER. CAME UPON YOUR WEBSITE AND REALIZED THAT 94% OF THE TIME THE PROBLEM WAS THE AMPS WERE NOT ENOUGH TO LIGHT THE STOVE. I LOOKED AT ALL OF THE STORIES ON HOW EASY IT WAS TO FIX. I ORDERED THE PART AND RECEIVED IT WITHIN 3 DAYS. I OPENED THE DOOR PART WAY AND LIFTED IT STRAIGHT UP TO REMOVE IT. I PULLED OUT THE BOTTOM BROILER PLATE BY GRABBING THE BACK ON PULLING UP. I UNDSCREWED THE WING NUT OF THE FLAME BAR AND HAD EASY ACCESS TO THE IGNITER. I REMOVED THE TWO NUTS FROM THE OLD IGNITER. UNPLUGGED THE IGNITER FROM THE EASY ACCESS DOOR FROM THE BACK AND PLUGGED IN THE NEW IGNITER. REPLACED THE ACCESS DOOR AND ATTACHED THE IGNITER WITH THE TWO NUTS. PUT THE FLAME BAR BACK ON, PUT THE BROILER PLATE BACK ON, PUT THE DOOR BACK ON, PLUGGED IN THE STOVE TURNED IT ON AND SUCCESS. IT WAS SO EASY. I KNOW IN OUR AREA I WOULD HAVE PAID NEAR $200 FOR A SERVICE TECHNICIAN TO COME OUT AND DO WHAT I DID IN APPROX. 20 MINUTES AND $50 FOR THE PART. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOU WEBSITE TO HELP US NOT SO TALENTED APPLIANCE REPAIR HOMEOWNERS.

oven temperature not reaching setting/temp. up and down

  • Customer: Ellen from Schenectady NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed back of stove, removed screws from sensor inside oven, unplugged connector from back of stove, pulled sensor out through oven; installed new sensor, replaced back of stove. Set the oven to bake, waited for it to pre-heat; the oven thermometer showed that the same problem was occurring, the sensor replacement didn't work.

Replaced burner

  • Customer: Ramiro from Bernalillo NM
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Went well

Broiler front drawer slides broke

  • Customer: Ernie from Fremont CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I noticed the drawer on the broiler was sliding crooked and found the plastic slides had broken. Of course I thought it would be a hassle and not worth the time to fix it. I would just "live with it". Boy was I wrong, it was probably the simplest fix ever. It was easy to get the correct parts from PartSelect with their exploded and concise diagram. The parts were ordered and delivered in a couple of days. It took me all of 10 minutes with a screwdriver to make the repairs. Now it is a good as new.

Replacement of igniter

  • Customer: Robert from Orange CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed two nuts and one screw to replace old igniter with new one. Replaced the nuts and screw. Turned on the oven, and it is working fine.

The burners inside the oven would not light

  • Customer: Michael from San Diego CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 2 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled Oven from wall, disconnected gas and electric, removed bottom drawer, laid oven on its back, removed dual outlet valve ( tight space to loosen fittings, had to remove burner in oven to replace valve.) installed new valve, put teflon tape on all screw joints and tightened, Removed old Oven igniter and installed new igniter while burner was removed during the step above, reconnected all wires, connected gas, plugged in oven, pushed back into place, releveled range, Oven works great. Time does not include cleaning of range and area underneath, repainting the range top. I cleaned the range top burners also and they light much quicker now

Oven making whooshing sound and not heating up

  • Customer: Jason from Williamsburg VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled oven out from wall. Unplugged. Pulled out bottom drawer. Removed oven door by pulling up on angle. Removed bottom of oven. Removed old ignitor by taking out screws. Disconnected red and white wiring plastic coupler. Fed new wiring and connected. Mounted ignitor. Plugged back in. Very easy and worked!

Oven Ignitor went to ignitor heaven.

  • Customer: Brian from Pittsburgh PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Socket set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was real easy, other than the old bolts which just turned in the sockets when trying to get them out. It might be a good idea to provide two nuts and bolts to negate this problem. I would not mind paying a dollar or two extra for two bolts and nuts. Other than that, the instructions were clear. Product arrived on time and I would absolutely use your services again. Oven is back to working great! Thank you!

Oven did not ignite

  • Customer: John from Racine WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Remove the door... it just pulls up and out... set the release tabs so you can remove the bottom plate .. pull out broiler drawer... unscrew the 2 screws on the igniter ..let that hang... remove the cover for the termination.. and unplug the old igniter... then reverse everything to put back together..

The back of the knob was broken and looked bad

  • Customer: VONDA L from BAILEY CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I got on-line, found your website, put in the required information (model #, brand, part, etc.) and ordered. Before ordering however, I measured, looked at the picture on-line, and compared to the part I needed. It looked right. I ordered, and the parts came in a timely manner. Got an e-mail saying they were ordered, then another e-mail saying they were shipped. Got the parts, installed, they look so good. I'm very pleased. Thanks!

smell gas and sometimes a whoof on ignition

  • Customer: Maynard from Knox IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the flame baffle , removed the two screws that held the ignitor. Then I pulled the wires thru the back wall and disconnected . I had to cut the the connector and install with wire nuts because connector was different. Works fine now .

The oven glass shattered when I dropped water in the heated Glass

  • Customer: Franziska from Salt Lake City UT
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I Lifted the oven door from the hinges and removed all the screws to get to the broken glass pane, since the oven door is in layers I taped the screws close to where they belonged, so that I could screw everything together again in the right order..
The last time this happened to me(!!) I brought the door to a repair man and hadto pay 200 dollars , I saved 150 Dollars doing it myself!

oven took too long to light, then lit with a whump sound

  • Customer: Steve from Sierra Madre CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I read all the reports on your site pertaining to oven igniters and decided to order one. I was amazed when it arrived the next day. I got a lot of tips reading others replys so I lifted off the oven door, took out the racks, removed the 2 screws holding the old igniter and tried to pull it out. There was hardly any slack in the wires, so I pulled the stove away from the wall, took off a breadpan size cover in back and found the wires were zip tied to a tube. I cut the tie and unplugged the wires, but the new plug didn't match so I cut the new plug off and rejoined the wires with butt to butt crimp connecters, which I prefer to wire nuts. I used the insulation and new cover from your kit as my old part had the long ceramic insulator and put it all back together. It works like new again and saved me a lot of money. I am very pleased with your product and service, thanks.
All Instructions for the 3468VVV
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