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JBS55DM2WW General Electric Range - Instructions

All installation instructions for JBS55DM2WW 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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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.

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

needed an oven rack

  • Customer: George from Jupiter FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
slid it into the oven easy as pie

Broken element

  • Customer: Ryan from Avon CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Just put 2 screws in. It was simple.
Web site very good details for finding parts.
Fast turn around from order to delivery.
Very satisfied!!!

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

Oven hearting element melted in half

  • Customer: Randy from Marietta OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I had read some of the other comments about the repairs. The one that I found most useful was the one describing how short the connector was once they are removed. That isn't a joke about 3/4". My sujestion is to have tape and tape them to the back of the oven so as to not to loose them in the insulation. Once that was removed and reconnected the oven worked again like new. Even the most novice of people will find it a breeze.

BROKEN LIIGHT SOCKET

  • Customer: Rchard from Derry NH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 4 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the broken socket, and replaced with new one.

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

Oven bake element caught fire

  • Customer: Max from Marietta GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Took out the nuts that held the old element, removed it, put
in new element with tightened nuts...and it didn't work.
We took off the plate on the back of the stove, found the
element contacts protruding through, attached them to the
wire connectors that were close by, and it DID work. We were thankful it turned out to be easy!

Bake element Burnt Out and Needed Replacement

  • Customer: Donna from Lester PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I am a recently divorced mom who is too proud to ask for help. When I received the part I took the time to read all of the previous posts. I did exactly as many people suggested: pull the oven out, unplug, clean up since you're back there anyway, used the nut driver to remove the metal plate in back and unscrew the two in the oven, carefully unclipped the electodes from the old element with the needle nose, remove the old element, insert the new element, reinsert the electodes , tighten all nut both in the oven and the large metal plate in back , plug back in, push the oven back in place. I reset the clock and also did what one person mentioned which was to turn the oven on and let heat up for about 20 minutes to burn off any of the manufacture coatings that were on the new element. This did not even take me 15 minutes! I was so proud of myself, I told anyone who would listen! Thank you to all of the men and women who took the time to detail what to do, you made my first repair as a single mom awesome!!

bake element burned out

  • Customer: Charles from Dover PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
first pull the range out and disconnect power cord
remove back cover (5 screws)
Open oven door and remove racks
remove (2 screws) that secure bake element
pull off 2 wires
put new element in replace 2 screws
from the back of range plug the 2 wires to element
replace back cover
really easy

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.

Bake element simply snapped after 10+ years of use.

  • Customer: BRENDA from MILLVILLE NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
First, I read what other customers posted on this site about how to change the element. =)

I didn't have a nutdriver so I used a pair of pliers instead. They worked fine.

Pulled the stove away from the wall, unplugged it, removed the 4 small nuts holding the small plate over the back of the element connections, slid the connectors off the element prongs, removed baking racks from oven, removed 3 screws holding the element in place, slid element out.

To put the element in I simply did the same thing except in reverse order. The entire process was so easy and only took minutes to complete! However, like another poster, I took the opportunity to clean my oven before putting in the new element.

The best part of dealing with partselect....the element only cost me $51 vs GE site price of $91, Plus the element arrived the morning after I had placed the order! Thank you partselect! In gratitude, I posted my happy experience and a link to this site on my facebook! Thanks for everything!
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