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RJ742G*J1 Hotpoint Oven - Instructions

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broiler element wa burned out

  • Customer: joan from coram NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I shut down the electric to the oven at the circuit breaker. Then i loosened the mounting screws and pulled the element from the back wall of oven. Then i disconnected the two leads to the element with a phillips screwdriver and removed element. Installation was done in reverse order.

baking element burned out

  • Customer: Michael F. from Bloomfield Hills MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
remove/replace baking element. Relatively simple to do; however, I used the old screws/nuts as they worked better than the new ones which were included.

Bake element went dead

  • Customer: William M. from Towaco NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed access screws from bake element cover, removed screws retaining wire connections on bake element, reverse procedure, and heat to burn off contaminants.

Broken broiler element

  • Customer: Michael from Medford NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Replacing the part was fairly simple. Do not forget to dis-connect the element from the back.

burned out oven element

  • Customer: Nancy from Burlingame CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Wrench set
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
we of course turned off the power. the box wrench loosened the nuts. the part fit easily in our 30 year old oven. It was easy to attach the leads to the heating element--a bit awkward, but we finished the job in 20 minutes. At first, the new element looked different from the old one, but it fit perfectly. The oven is as good as "new" needs cleaning!

Oven bake element broken

  • Customer: Norman from Houston TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Took out the old (removed 2 screws holding the element to the back of the oven, disconnected the 2 screws attaching the electrical wires to the element). Decided to clean the oven with EasyOff. It took longer to spray this on, and then later wipe it up, than the repair itself. Reversed the procedure for the new element. A very simple repair - my wife is amazed!

Heating element corroded.

  • Customer: Diana from Millbrae CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I have to admit that I tried to remove the element myself but I did not have the right tool for the last two screws. If I did it would have been very easy. I ordered the part and had someone else put it in so I cheated.

Heat Bake went out

  • Customer: Derral from Edmond OK
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Flipped the breaker, checked that there wasnt power. Unscrewed the 2 screws holding the bake to the back wall of oven. Used nut driver to unhook bake from electical leads. Used new screws from new bake to attach to leads. Mounted bake with original screws to back wall oven.

Replace cracked broiler element

  • Customer: Deborah from Middletown CT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged Stove, pulled away from wall. With smaller wrenches, took the two screw-nuts off the inside back and above that hold the broiler element in place. Since it is an older stove...took the back panel off the stove with philips screw-driver which consisted of 10 screws. Once that was removed was able to unscrew the broiler element from the two wires that provide the electricity. Used the flash light when I had to unfasten the screw-nuts inside the stove because kitchen lighting wasn't strong enough.

Bake element in oven would not heat.

  • Customer: Bill from S. Glastonbury CT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Turn off circuit breaker. Release bake element from back of oven with a phillips head screwdriver. Remove bake element from heating wires with an adjustable wrench. 1/4 nutdriver was a little to big large for the old screw. Do not allow wires to fall back into the installation. Reverse the procedures for installing the new bake element. Most difficult part of the repair is having old eyes and not being able to focus on the work site which is about 12- 14 inches from your eyes. Young people with good eyes no problem. Oven heats like a new unit.

lower heat element burned out

  • Customer: John from Mount Vernon OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
having read instructions from previous PartSelect users it was a snap. Nutdriveer, and screw driver were the only tools needed. This was a wall oven and the most difficulty I had was getting to the nuts with the door open. I really didn't want to take off the door.

Simple, unscrew and then re-screw

  • Customer: Carol from Evergreen Park IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Simple, unscrew and then re-screw

Oven not heating properly. Oven lights out.

  • Customer: JEFFREY from Duanesburg NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed bake element by taking out the screws of the element plate at the back of the oven. Pulled out the bake element and disconnected the two electrical wires attached to the element by screws. Screwed on the new element and reattached the back plate. The light bulbs (upper and lower oven) were replaced by pulling up on the wire holding the light bulb protective glass enclosure in place, removing the enclosure and then unscrewing the light bulb. Then screwing in the new bulb and re-attaching the glass enclosure.

Replaced Oven Broiler Element

  • Customer: Bill from Langhorne PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed old, burned out element, and replaced with a new element. The worst part of the entire job was getting the oven door assembled back on to the oven.

burned-out broiler element

  • Customer: William from Carmel NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
turn off breaker in electrical panel....remove stove socket from outlet....remove rear panel from stove....undo wire connectios from broiler element....inside the oven, gently move thermostat wire out of the way....unbolt broiler plate from rear wall....remove broiler hanger and then broiler element....reverse procedure and you're all set.
All Instructions for the RJ742G*J1
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