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6898VVV Magic Chef Range - Instructions

All installation instructions for 6898VVV 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.

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heating element went out

  • Customer: kim from rockford OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
part was sent quickly and it was easy to remove and replace. also watched video

Oven would not turn on and get hot.

  • Customer: Tom from Altus OK
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Our oven quit working again. I called the repair(dealer) man and he said we needed a new control panel. It would cost $180.00 and labor would be $60. The total repair would be $240.00. We considered just purchasing a new one. It is a slide-in range and they start at about $1500. So I began looking for a control panel on line. I found your web site and entered what was wrong with the oven. Your site suggested we try replacing the oven sensor. There was a video that showed how simple the repair was. We ordered the part. It came quickly and I immediately made the repair (about 10 min). I was very disappointed that it did not work. I went back to you web site and tried the next option. It was a terminal block for only $20.00. I didn't even know what a terminal block was, what it looked like or where on the range to find it. But I went again to your video and I learned quickly what to do. I ordered the part and it came in two days. I made the repair in about 15 min. My wife was very happy that the repair worked. Our total cost was about $80. The $240 quote would not have fixed the oven anyway. The repairman was wrong. I was very happy with the results and the money we saved.. Good Job PartSelect and thanks.

Baking element blow out

  • Customer: Evelyn from Henniker NH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Turn off the oven and let it cool. Remove the door by pulling it upward. Remove the racks and pull out the drawer under the oven and set aside. You should be able to reach the electrical wall outlet. Unplug the unit. Unscrew the metal tabs holding the element to the rear of the oven. Pull the element out about 2 inches so you can reach the clips attached to the wires. This is why you must unplug the stove. Wiggle the clips until you can pull them off the element. Don't let them slip back into the insulation. Bend them upward if necessary. Replace with the new element. Put on the clips. Ease back into the insulation. Replace screws. Plug back in and you are good to go.

Oven randomly turned off and locked

  • Customer: Robert from homilton MT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replace the oven sensor per the excelent easy video you provided

F-4 Code, oven wouldn't heat

  • Customer: Gary from San Jose CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watching the video of how to replace the sensor was great help and much appreciated, the only difference was that my wires were much shorter and I had to pull the oven out of the cabinet to get to the back of the oven to release the clip holding the wires together, unlike the video where the man jiggled the wires until the clip holding the wires together came through the little slot where the probe is attached, otherwise it was pretty simple, just a few extra steps to pull the oven forward to get to the rear to release the clip holding the wires together. Once I was able to release the clip I used one of the 2 adapters that was sent with the sensor probe and attached them after putting the wires through the hole where the probe was attached first then replaced the 2 screws that holds the sensor in place, slid the oven back in and turned the circuit breaker back on and it works perfectly. The video gave me the confidence to do this job though and I thank PartSelect very much for being a great company to help with videos and sending the parts so quickly.

Oven tempature varies.

  • Customer: Wilfred from Hoover AL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We took the back off the stove and unscrewed the two screws from the inside holding the sensor on and pulled it through and plugged it in and then replaced the screws. Very easy. We are still having trouble as the display does not read the same as the tempature is in the oven.

The bake heating element burnt as I was baking some bread in x-mas just like a welding machine

  • Customer: Mario from Lutz FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I went to your web site and luckily I saw all the comments from people that had similar problems . It was awesome then I ordered the part and you had instructions on DIY . Great web site I will recommend it to anyone

Oven temperature all over the place

  • Customer: Paul from Plaistow NH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I slide the oven out from the counter and unpluged it. I removed all the oven racks. I then removed the machine screws that held the sheet metal that covered the back of the unit. This made it a lot easier to disconnect the long oven sensor wire and put the wire through the insulation. I removed the two screws on the inside of the oven that held the sensor onto the inside rear wall of the oven. The old sensor did not test too bad but the temperature is reaching the set temperature. I still had to adjust the oven temp up ten degrees using the control panel. I have learned that it takes a few cycles of the element going off and on during the warming to reach the desired set temperature. One more issue is that the buzzer goes off signaling that the set temperature has been reached when it has not. When I set it for 350 F the buzzerr goes off at 280 F and I have a good oven thermometer. I own three oven thermometers and they all read the same. We use to have nothing but Maytag appliances but no more. We have had issues with Maytag front loading washers and ranges. PartSelect is great. Good prices and fast delivery.

oven temperature only goes to 275 degrees even when set higher; broiler works

  • Customer: Anne Marie from Huntingdon Valley PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video, which was very helpful...the temperature sensor was hard to pull through the small opening in the upper back left oven corner. On the back wall of the oven was a large removable circle, so I unscrewed that piece and was able to gain access to the wires attached to the temperature sensor and push it through the small opening. I used one of the new connectors, pushed it back through the small opening, screwed it back onto the oven wall, replaced the circle opening and tried the oven again...unfortunately, there was no improvement in oven temperature! My JennAir wall oven is about 17 years old, and I thought I would try this $30 repair prior to purchasing a new wall oven, but it looks like I will have to do some overtime and buy a new oven. Any other suggestions would be welcome.

oven temperature was of & then taking along time to heat

  • Customer: Barbara from Newark DE
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed video

replaced oven lightbulb

  • Customer: peggy ann from forest city NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
very easy

I ORDER 2 SWITCHES FOR 8" HEATING ELEMENT

  • Customer: KAHN T from SAN MARINO CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
TURN OFF POWER 220V, OPENED COOK TOP, REMOVE OLD 8" SWITCH AND REPLACE WITH ONE OF THE NEW SWITCH PS2089438. HOWEVER, I HAVE ANOTHER COOK TOP, IT IS A 6" HEATING ELEMENT. CAN I USE THE SAME SWITCH FOR 8" AND USE ON A 6" HEATING ELEMENT? SINCE I ORDER 2 NEW PS2089438 SWITCHES. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ANWSER. KAHN LEE

Oven lower element burned out

  • Customer: rick from west palm beach FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was simple and made even easier by the part select web site. I'm very well versed on the web but have never ordered from a site quite like this. Having customers comment on their experiences in the actual use of their purchases is a super idea. I followed the instructions posted by others and found the replacement of the element easy. Thanks for all the input of other do-it-yourself experts.

Bake unit shorted out

  • Customer: Lloyd S. from Flint MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unpluged oven, removed two screws, pulled out old unit about 6" removed wires. put new unit in oven connected the two wires, carefully pushed it back till mounting brackets lined up with holes replaced screws done. preformed a 400deg test as per repair vidio sugested. Passed.

Fan runs continually ,door locked,error code f2,f3,f7

  • Customer: John from Dacula GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Turned off breaker,opened door with bent coat hanger by sliding right to left the coat hanger to open the door, remover 2 screws holding in the sensor in upper left corner of the oven. Remove the sensor (gently) with the wire connection from back of oven pulling sensor out a out 8 inches . Disconnect plug. Install new sensor with matched harness /.connection, installed 2 screws ,turned on breaker.
All Instructions for the 6898VVV
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