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4790 Jenn-Air Range - Instructions

All installation instructions for 4790 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 4790
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Rheostat temperature controller failed. No heat at ring.

  • Customer: David from Atlanta GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Turned off power at breaker. Removed screws holding control knobs in position. Removed knob and unscrewed nut holding switch in place. Noted wire positions and undid connections. Connected wires to new unit. Replaced nut and screws and control knob. Restored power and checked operation. You can do this. Don't call an electrician.

Degrees were illegible.

  • Customer: Lois G from Baltimore MD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the old knob and replaced it with the new Maytag knob which worked.

I was especially pleased because another website had listed the part as unavailable, and a local parts store said they could not help me. Our range is at least 30 years old.

The 8" burner switch would operate both the 6" and 8" burner.

  • Customer: Jack from Carson City NV
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
First pulled the two screws holding the control with the switches. Then I unscrewed the nut holding the 6" burner switch and disconnected the wires on the switch and replaced the switch with the new one. Replaced the control unit in the range top and tested the repair.

Needed Replacement Filters

  • Customer: Grady E from Vidalia GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Remove Vent Cover, Remove Old Filter, Replace With New Filter, Replace Vent Cover, Repair Complete

oven light burnt out

  • Customer: William from Schwenksville PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
1. Unscrewed glass cover on bulb
2. Removed old bulb
3. Screwed in new bulb
4. Replaced glass cover
5. Mixed drink & baked cupcakes

Oven would not heat at bottom

  • Customer: Wayne from Conifer CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 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. I did a continuity test and determined the old element was bad - ordered the new one and put back the screws. All done!

Grease filter needed replacing

  • Customer: Freda from Elizabethtown NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Remove old filter- put in new filter. 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.

nubers worn on thermostat knob

  • Customer: June from Russellville KY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered new one, it came, and I put it on. The hard part was finding the model number,

Rear burner always high, ignored temperature setting.

  • Customer: Dana from Chapel Hill NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Turned off breaker for range. Removed 4 phillips screws on control panel, tipped it forward and rested it on top of partially open oven door. Removed knob and nut on old switch. Moved wires, one at a time from old to new switch. Put new switch in place, tightened nut and pushed on knob. Put control panel back in place and installed 4 screws... piece of cake.

I destroyed my grease filter in the Dishwasher and it just about disintergrated.

  • Customer: Rosetta R. from Jamaica Plain MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I just had to drop the grease filter into the slot. IT took less than a second. BUT what I am really pleased with is that it took less than a day and a half to get the part. I ordered it on Thursday Morning. It was shipped on Thursday Afternoon and In my driveway by Friday NOON!!! WOW!!! How great was that!!!!!! The fastest service I've every had for ANYTHING!! BRAVO!!!!!!!! to all your workers!!!!! rrm

time to replace the filter

  • Customer: Karen D from Columbia MD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
lift out old filter, wash, put in new filter.

Element in oven burned out

  • Customer: Eric from Bliss NY
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 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. I had to use a mirror and flashlights to see in the back of the oven to replace the screws in the new element. It was very close quarters and difficult to see behind element plate.

Element quit working

  • Customer: Alyce from San Antonio TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered the part. It arrived in about 4 days. Took a screw driver and in just a few minutes, it was working again. BINGO

Two burner switches had broken

  • Customer: John from Seguin TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Turn off elec. power at breaker box. Check twice. Removed burner switch cover. caarefull remove wires from switch, note with color to which terminal remove nut on switch replace new switch replace wires to switch, replace cover turn on power. ready.
All Instructions for the 4790
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