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RB787WB1WW Hotpoint Range - Instructions

All installation instructions for RB787WB1WW parts

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All Instructions for the RB787WB1WW
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Oven element went out after I spilled food on it.

  • Customer: Phyllis from Siler City, NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I don't know, my husband did it. But he said it was easy and he used a nut driver and flathead screwdriver :)
PS...partsselect saved us money and saved the stove from the landfill!

oven wouldn't heat

  • Customer: LARRY from MINOT, ND
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
removed the two screws pulledthe element out disconnected the two wires put wires on new element put the screws back in.

Bake element went out in electric oven.

  • Customer: james from pawnee, OK
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 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 unscrewed the the two screws that connected the wires and element together. I then tried to connect the new element to the wires, but found that the screw holes were smaller than the original holes in the old element and the original screws wouldn't fit. No problem, I then got a cordless drill and found a drill bit a little bigger than the holes, I held the element connector with pliers and made the screw hole a little bigger, same with the other connector. I screwed the screws into the connectors with a socket wrench and then screwed the element back into the holes in the oven, then turned on the oven and it works as good as new.

no power going to burner when switch is on, switch bad

  • Customer: Robert from Woolwich Twp., NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the easy instructions and everything went well. I had the new switch installed in about 30 minutes. My wires were different colors than on the instructions but it was still easy to figure out where the wires went on the new switch. Just do not be in a hurry and make sure you measure before you break off the extension bar. My knob fit on the new switch without any of the parts that came with the switch.

The heating element just stared sparking and then went out.

  • Customer: Cheryl from Albion, ME
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered it on line and it was easy to fix, I had it done before my husband came home from work. I just undid the old one and pushed the new one on. I have to stay ordering from here was alot cheapier

The old element blew up

  • Customer: Douglas from Acampo, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed both racks, removed two screws holding element in. Removed two screws holding wires on element. Drilled holes in new element where the push-on connectors are attached so I could attach the oven wires to the new element. Attached the wires and screwed the element to the oven. Fit perfectly and the temperature of the oven matches the control knob finally!

Thanks.

bake element did not heat

  • Customer: Patti from Carnation, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
shut off power, removed self tapping nuts, removed element, put new element in, re-attached nuts.

Oven element burned out

  • Customer: Don from Pocahontas, AR
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Disconnect power to range, remove fan cover (4 screws).
Remove old element (2 screws).
Pull off wires from old element.
Discard old element, clean bottom of oven.
Slip wires on terminals of new element.
Install new element,and fan cover.
Reconnect power.

Element went bad.

  • Customer: Andrew from Tyler, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Used a nut driver and removed to studs and pulled the old element out and disconnected the two wires. Then connected the new element and put the studs back. It was that easy. Great website and it only took 5 minutes to order the part and received it on time. Plus my wife was trying to cook thanksgiving dinner. Thanks

Heating element burnt in half

  • Customer: Rebecca from McKinney, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
My Husband did the repair. It took him longer to prepare the appliance than it did to perform the actual replacement of the bake element! We LOVE the service and the selection found at PartSelect!! Our part arrived within 24 hours!We've recommended you to all our friends and co-workers. Bravo! Thank you again.

bake element had burned and started to arc

  • Customer: steven from picayune, MS
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed oven door and racks. removed fan cover to expose elements two retaining screws.removed retaining screws and pulled burned element forward to expose electrical connectors.unconnected slide on connectors from old element and pushed leads onto new element and re-assembled.

The control knob stem broke off when I moved the stove.

  • Customer: Jonathan from Harvard, MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 3 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
I located and removed 2 sets of hex-head screws under the front lip of the cooktop, then lifted the entire cooktop to access the burner controls. Removed the wires and taped them, and took out the old control after removing 2 phillips head screws. Installed replacement part easily. Only tricky part is that the various shaft adapters don't quite work with my knob. I'll fix it completely with a bit of epoxy and the adapters they sent.

Burner only worked on High and very low temperature setting.

  • Customer: William from Duvall, WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 1 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Your "virtual repairman" was fantastic. I would have purchased the wrong part without trhe diagnostic service. It said that 53% of the time the infinite switch was the problem. In my case it was 100%. Why I put up with this problem for 6 years I will never know.

Repair job was easy but longer than the 15 minutes that it said it would take.

The small element blew out consequently shorting out the infinite switch.

  • Customer: Susan from Bend, OR
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
The very first thing we did was turned the circuit breaker off and unplugged the range.
My husband removed the back panel and unplugged the switch. Drew a diaghram of the color coded wires. When we received the new one he broke the extension bar off to fit the knob, plugged it in and we were back in business. It was very easy for my husband as he is a mechanic (millwright). However, if you are mechanically inclined it is an easy fix.

Bake element started sparking while preheating oven. Melted element in half.

  • Customer: Colleen from Justin, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
First I shut off the power at the power box. Second I removed two screws in metal plate. Third I unplugged the two wires. Repeated steps backwards and it works great.
All Instructions for the RB787WB1WW
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