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TEF326FSD Tappan Range - Instructions

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oven does not heat

  • Customer: DeWitt from Boulder CO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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Disconnected the heating element from oven box (nutdriver), pulling element outward toward the oven door to expose the element's push-on electrical terminals for voltage measurement. Used paper to insulate terminals from oven box while setting oven to "bake." Determined that electrical power (230 VAC) was present; then switched off oven and double checked the element itself was open circuit by measuring continuity with one terminal disconnected. (Violated all kinds of safety rules!) Temporarily reinstalled the bad element to maintain safe condition while waiting for replacement element. Be careful with delicate push-on terminals to avoid connectors coming off wires.

No heat in oven

  • Customer: Delbert from Auburn WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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When you order make sure and get a new faceplate also. I didn't realize it was glued on .Whne I pealed it off part of the white stayed on the old control,looks bad but works fine.Unplug Range, Take 4 screws off of top panel on back,I left all wires hooked up and removed 4 more screws holding the control panel in place.I rolled it out of the way put the face plate on the new one and screwed it into place. Then took each wire off one at a time and hooked thenm to the new one. Reattatch the back and test it out..You now have a happy woman.

I needed an extra oven rack to bake more at one time.

  • Customer: Sally from Cincinnati OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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I just installed the extra rack and re-arranged the existing ones. Works great!

comp board went bad

  • Customer: Brian from King George VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Very easy to do take the computer out. Had it done in about 2 minutes. Very simple use a drill with screw driver tip makes quick work. Plug the board back in button it all up oven works great.

RF burner only had High Heat.

  • Customer: Garner from Sykesville PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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Unplug the range, pull the knob off the front. Remove the screws from the cover plate behind the switch and remove the cover plate. Carefully pull one wire at a time off of the old switch noting the markings: "L1," "L2," "H1," etc., as the wire position may be different on the new switch. Put each wire onto the new switch as they are removed from the old one. Let the new switch hang from the wires while removing the 2 Phillips head screws from the front of the old switch and remove the switch. Hold the new one in place, start both screws, & then tighten them. Push the knob on the new switch. Plug the range in and try it. If everything works, install the rear panel and screws. I think that it took me longer to type this than it did to actually do the job.

Burner switch would not disengage, leaving +24VAC to the element.

  • Customer: W3Works, from Fairport NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the heating element to prevent possible fire while waiting on the parts. Three nut-driver screws removed the back cover. Removed each of four wires and attached to new burner switch, one-at-a-time to prevent any screwups with reconnecting the switch. Unscrewed the old switch, Screwed in the new switch to the front panel. Replaced the back panel and *poof*, good as new. Took as long to repair as it did to write this description.

No heat an bake element no longer got red hot.

  • Customer: Michael from Shorewood IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video on the website and decided even I could attempt this. Went even easier than the video showed. Took less than 3 minutes. Thank you part select!

BURNER SWITCH SHORTED OUT

  • Customer: Stan from Sun City AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
PULLED THE STOVE AWAY FROM THE WALL, DISCONNECTED THE POWER CABLE, REMOVED THE TOP PART OF THE BACK WHERE THE SWITCH WAS. IN FRONT THERE ARE TWO SCREWS THAT ARE PHILIP HEADS THAT HOLD THE THE SWITCH IN PLACE. BE CAREFUL WHEN REPLACING THE WIRES. WHEN YOU TAKE ONE WIRE OFF, PLACE IT ON THE NEW SWITCH IN THE THE SAME POSITION. THE SWITCH CAN BE PUT BACK, BUT BE CAREFUL OF THE ANGLE, BECAUSE IT HAS FOUR SCREW HOLES. REPLACE THE SWITCH, REPLACE THE BACK, PLUG THE POWER CABLE IN, AND PUSH THE STOVE BACK TO IT'S ORIGINAL POSITION. MAKE SURE THERE ISN'T ANYTHING ON THE BURNER WHEN YOU TEST THE SWITCH.

The oven did not heat.

  • Customer: Rebecca from Cedaredge CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Statistics said it was the element. I replaced that this did not correct problem. Went with the second statistic and it was correct. I showed the video to my tenant and he replaced it and called me in a few minutes saying it worked fine. Look at the video then it will be easy for you. The only thing in the video that was not clear is that you have to peel the sticker off of the front of the old clock and attach it to the new one. Everything else is exactly like it says.

8" burner would get red hot (High) with knob set on 4 or 5, them cool back down to the correct setting. In a few minutes it would be red hot again.

  • Customer: Daniel from floyd VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed bottom drawer. Pulled Range out away from the wall. Unplugged Range. Removed 6 screws from top back cover. Removed top back cover to reveal the Infinite Switches behind the knobs. Pulled the knobs off of the Switches I wanted to change. Removed the 2 Phillips Head screws holding each switch. Pulled the wires off of the old Infinite Switch and put them on the new Infinite Switch. I was careful to put each wire on the correct terminal from old to new switch. I then reassembled the Range in reverse order. I changed both 8" Burner Infinite Switches. I was only having trouble with 1 switch. But, upon inspection. Both Switches had burn marks on the top left of the switch.

Baking Element in oven stopped working.

  • Customer: Bridget from Prattville AL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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My husband and I pulled the stove away from the wall and unplugged it. We felt it was safer to unplug the stove rather than turn off the breaker. My husband disconnected the baking element and checked the lead wires coming into the oven to see if they were damaged but they were not. He fitted the new baking element to the lead wires and tightened the screws on each side. It was really easy to repair and the video we watched on the internet really helped. As a Mom who bakes a lot, and I wanted to make sure that the oven temp was correct so I tested the temp three different times with my oven thermometer. Each time the oven temp was accurate. Parts Select Service Department was most helpful and I received the part within two days. I highly recommend them and I would use them again.

Oven Element Out

  • Customer: Helen from Hankamer TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Husband watched Online Repair Video. Took him maybe 5 minutes to Repair.Thank yall very much.

left terminal broke off from the base of the block causing circuit breaker to trip and not able to be re-set

  • Customer: Fred from North Babylon NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Ensured breaker was off. My range is hot wired. Removed all cables from old terminal block with nutdriver. Used phillips head screw driver to remove old terminal block from back of range. replaced old terminal block with new one. Re-attached accessory cables to small terminals first, then the main cables to the terminal block using where necessary long nose pliers. It is important to make note of which cables are attached to each terminal of the block, so make a sketch PRIOR to removal. Also be careful how the cables are attached to the block. You are using 10 gauge cable with thick insulation. It is important that when pushing the range back into position the cable does not put too much pressure on the block as it will break it. That's exactly what happened to this last one. It probably cracked under the strain of the pressure of the cable and finally current running through it weakened it to the point where it broke off from the block causing it to short and trip the breaker.

Element would not preheat and a hotspot appeared on it.

  • Customer: Linda from Grafton WV
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
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First observed how the element attached to the oven. Then unplugged the range. Unscrewed it at both ends using my nutdriver. At the connection clips, simply pulled the element end away from the electrical wire it attaches to. Used a pair of pliers to pry loose the clips. Once separated, slightly bent the wire so it would not slip back into the hole that goes into the back of the range. Did this on both sides. Reversed the process to attach the replacement. That process is insert the wires into the connection clips, push the wires back into the range, reattach the element to the oven wall with the original screws, plug in the range. I commend PARTSSELECT for rapid delivery.

Bake Element Burned out

  • Customer: Steven from Johnson City TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Used nutdriver to remove two screws located on the back inside of oven. I had to remove two push on connections and reconnect to new element connections and reinsert screws. Mission accomplished. However, I did have to remove the metal cover on the back of the stove because the element connection wires slipped back behind the oven wall. No problem at all. Also, I saved at least $10.00 or more by ordering it through Frigidaire instead of acquiring it from Sears where I bought the appliance and received the part within two days delivered to my front door. Thanks for a job well done.
All Instructions for the TEF326FSD
601-615 of 664