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RB787BH1BB Hotpoint Range - Instructions

All installation instructions for RB787BH1BB parts

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The bottom burner melted

  • Customer: Linda from Virginia Beach VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
First we removed the screws inside the oven. Next, the oven backing was removed by unscrewing one side and one bottom bolt which exposed the clips for the burner. The clips were removed from the old burner. The old burner was pulled through the fiberglass protection and out of the oven. The new burner was inserted into the oven and the prongs were pushed through the fiberglass protection. The screws inside the oven were reattached. The clips were attached on the outside of the oven. The backing was slid into the right holding piece and the bolts on the left and bottom were attached.

Bake element burned out

  • Customer: Barry from Malvern PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Was a piece of cake removed 2 screws, pulled element out. Pulled the wires ooff the old unit and put them on new unit and screwed it back in.

Element went bad

  • Customer: Steve from Blue Hill NE
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
turned electricity off, removed element using a screwdriver had to take the back panel off, attached new element put stove back and tried it out and it worked probably 20 minutes. Also need to comment that was totally shocked how fast the element was shipped to me, ordered the part in the p.m. and it was here not the next day but the next ....awesome

bakeing element burned out

  • Customer: Bob from Surry VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed to screws on bracket and sliped the element out. Inserted new element and installed bracket and two screws.

oven wouldnt bake food very well it took to long to bake

  • Customer: SUZANNE from DAVID CITY NE
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
FIRST I FOUND THE MODEL NUMBER, BUT IT'S PARTS WERE UNDER A DIFFERENT NUMBER. SO I ORDERED WHAT I THOUGHT WAS THE RIGHT OVEN ELEMENT, BUT IT WASNT RIGHT . MY HUSBAND COULDNT GET IT TO FIT . WELL HE FINALY FOUND THE RIGHT PART NUMBER SO WE COULD ORDER THE RIGHT PART. WE RETURNED THE WRONG PART AND GOT THE RIGHT ELEMENT. IT WENT IN PERFECTLY AND THE OVEN IS WORKING JUST FINE NOW. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS LOOK UP THE PART NUMBER YOU NEED AND THEN ORDER IT.

None

  • Customer: Nicholas from Poynette WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was very simple removed old element by removing two screws and disconnecting the element from the wires and reinstalling the new one.

burner was inoperative

  • Customer: bryan from cocoa FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
verified switch operation , checked continuity of burner element found open ordered new part and installed next day
after extremely fast
service from partselect thank you

No problems encountered.

  • Customer: Richard from Menifee CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 3 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
Used nutdriver to remove screws holding cover over oven light socket, unclipped electrical connectors, removed socket by hand, then reversed the foregoing. Easy.

eye wouldnt come on

  • Customer: daniel from valentines VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
removed the top section on stove and removed the wires off swtitch and put on new one then put new switch in

burned oven bulb

  • Customer: Ivanka from Atlantra GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 2 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.

switch went to high setting no matter what the setting was

  • Customer: Frank from Glen Cove NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 3 of 12 people found this instruction helpful
took off cover, pulled all wires off switch, pushed wires on new switch, put cover back on. Whalaa..

Burner not heating.

  • Customer: Jack from Greensboro GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Isolated to control switch.

Replaced

temperature sensor went

  • Customer: Alex R from Randoff NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took back panel off unplugged sensor and replugged in and worked like a charm!Sears wanted $400 and was going to 'overrepair"Got the 60 dollar part on here. UPS shipped to wrong address and customer service refunded my shipping and was excellent! would definetly use again!thanks

Bake Element Broke

  • Customer: Lesley from LaPlace LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
followed the instruction from your video an it was a snap

A large burner (haliant Burner 8" ) went out on my Hotpoint Electric Range

  • Customer: Ruth from Potosi MO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered the part on a Monday and Tuesday afternoon I received it! I went a route I often take first. I read the instructions of others before starting my job and opened the top of the range. There are two screws under the range top in front near the oven door, one on either side, that must be removed. After this I opened the top of the range and positioned a piece of 2X2 about 20 inches long at an angle to hold the top up while I worked on the burner. I then used my phone to take a close up picture of the old burner while in place in my range so I could refer to it when putting the new one in place. I then took a pair of needle nose pliers and pulled off the wiring, then removed lock washers under the burner and removed the old burner, being careful not to lose the washers and springs. I took the new burner and layed it along side the old one to see exactly how it would be placed under the glass cover. I replace the springs and lock washers then referred to my photo and replace all the wires to the burner as they had been. Then lowered the top in place and put the screws back in place. That was it. I'm a 67 year old female, if I can do this, anyone can!
All Instructions for the RB787BH1BB
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