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JBS55DM2WW General Electric Range - Instructions

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All Instructions for the JBS55DM2WW
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Replace bake element ( lower )

  • Customer: David from Rutherfordton, NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
1ST..Cut power at circuit breaker.
2ND..Using nut driver, remove two sheet metal nuts.
3RD..Gently tilt element upward and pull out until wire connectors show. There are two wires with flat connectors, use the vise grips to hold the wires so they don't slip back behind the wall of the oven, if they do, you will have to pull out the range from the wall and retrieve them! ( I used two surgical hemostats for this.)
4TH..disconnect the old element, connect the new one....
5TH..Gently slide element back in place, replace sheet metal nuts.
6TH..reset circuit breaker

bottom element burnt out

  • Customer: Tina from Aspers, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
burner went out Thursday evening, ordered new burner at 8:30 pm, new burner was delivered Saturday afternoon, removed back panel from range, removed burner, replaced burner, re-installed back panel. Took less than 1/2 hour to replace. Hardest part was finding the correct size socket.(ALL WITHOUT HELP FROM HUSBAND.) Thanks so much for prompt delivery.

burned oven bulb

  • Customer: Ivanka from Atlantra, GA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 3 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
The hardest part was taking out original light bulb because screws on shield where hard to unscrew after all this years . The old bulb vent out leaving neck in socket. It took narrow electrical pliers to get neck out .The generic appliance bulb did not fit and had aluminum neck ,not recommended for brass sockets in ovens.Putting new light bulb in was not the problem.

Replace burnt bake element

  • Customer: Mark from Sedalia, MO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Saw the repair on YouTube first, to get the general idea. Very simple after that.

Burned lower heating element

  • Customer: Harold from Holly Ridge, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Being that the rest of the stove was functioning fine, it was still plugged into the electrical outlet, after unplugging the range, I used a nutdriver and and removed the back panel exposing the two electrical clips on the old heating element. After unplugging the two electrical clips, I removed the two screws that secure the heating element to the back of the inside of the range. Once the screws were removed, the heating element came right out. I inserted the new element, installed the two screws previously removed, plugged the two electrical clips on the back of the heating element, re installed the back panel, plugged the range in and cooked lasagna. Total repair time was 12 minutes.

heating element cracked and would not work

  • Customer: Darrell from Hamburg, PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged oven.I opened up back of oven the connectors to the heating element were showing. disconnected the wires(they just pulled off)went inside oven took the 2 screws out and pulled old heating element out. Put new element in and fastened it with the 2 screws. Went to back of oven slid the connectors together.Put back of oven back on plugged it in and started the oven. It worked

Broken Oven Rack

  • Customer: Claudia from Aurora, CO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I'm so pleased with the ease of placing my order, the price, and the speed of delivery. My only challenge was figuring out the correct part to order, as I didn't have an owner's manual for the range when we moved into the house. But once I located the model # in the range's lower drawer, the website did a good job of guiding me toward the correct replacement part. In my case there was no "repair" involved; I was simply replacing a broken lower oven rack. I would definitely use this company again.

Baking element broke in half

  • Customer: David from Collinsville, OK
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
turn off power to the stove
Pull the stove away from the wall
remove center (metal) wire cover (5/16 nut driver needed)
disconnect 2 quick connect clips
back to the front of stove, open oven door
using 5/16 nut driver, remove 2 screws
pull out old element
insert new element
using 5/16 nut driver, reinstall 2 screws
go back to the rear of stove
reconnect 2 quick connect clips
reinstall center (metal) wire cover (5/16 nut driver needed)
turn power back on
ready to cook

oven not hot enough,would not shut off and had bright red spot element

  • Customer: James from North Easton, MA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
unplugged stove-removed cover in back of stove-unplugged element-inside oven removed two screws-removed element. reverse procedure to install. took about twenty minutes.
wife happy again.
parts came in two days. I could not believe how fast it came. Thank You very much! Jim Jewkes

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 5 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.

Broken rear drawer support

  • Customer: Jesse from Knob Noster, MO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Installed the new brackets at the back of the drawer with the 2 screws provided. The new rear mount design is much better than than the old side mount.

oven light burnt out

  • Customer: William from Schwenksville, PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 8 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

Baking element burned through.

  • Customer: Shirley from Antioch, TN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I shut off power at electrical box.
Then I removed 4 screws on back to expose connector enclosed in insulation.. It was not necessary as when I removed 2 screws in oven and pulled element out , the element came out far enough to disconnect easily and slip the element into electrical unit.
15 minutes start to finish..

heating element burned in two during a oven cleaning cycle

  • Customer: Michael from Trivoli, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I checked prices on the internet and found your price the cheapest and ordered the part on a holiday. The part arrived in two days and was installed and back to work pronto. Having worked in sales at Caterpillar Inc for a lifetime, I know how important quick delivery and short downtime is to our customers and you came through for me. I am satisfied with my experience dealing with your company.

oven heat element lit up and started the oven on fire

  • Customer: Paul from Savage, MN
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
impossible to repair, I would need to dis-assemble at least half of every part of the stove to get to where the element plugs in.
All Instructions for the JBS55DM2WW
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