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TEF361ESA Tappan Range - Instructions

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Cracked baking element.

  • Customer: Justin from Lincoln NE
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First off, I ordered the part on a Sunday afternoon and received it Tuesday morning with the regular shipping option, simply amazing! The repair was even simpler! - Unplugged the stove. Removed the racks. Unscrewed two screws and disconnected the two electrical ends of the baking element. Removed the old baking element, reattached new element to electrical and secured the screws. Put the racks back and plugged it back in. Total time maybe five minutes tops. Also, the "repair video" for this part was a great reference. Peace of cake!

The baking element went out on my oven

  • Customer: Becky from Hallsville TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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After pulling the unit away from the wall & unplugging it, I removed the racks to give more room in the oven, I removed two Phillips head screws, pulled the element less than 2 inches to expose the electrical connectors, pulled them off the element ends, removed the baking element from the oven, installed the new element, plugged in the connectors to the element, pushed the ends in less than 2 inches, replaced the Phillips head screws, reinstalled the racks, plugged the unit in, slid the appliance back in place.

oven element split

  • Customer: Peggy from Woodbridge VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered part on a Saturday, shipped Monday, arrived Tuesday, took old part off with screw driver and replaced with new one. Very simple it took 1/2 hour. We probably saved a couple hundred dollars or more by doing work ourselves.

The element in the oven went out

  • Customer: Cyd from Westminster CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed the element, hooked up new wires and screw new element in. Less than ten minutes. The part was at my house in less than 3 days, didn't have to pay a service charge!!!!! I love this place.

the bake element burned up

  • Customer: michael from elliottsburg PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
disconnect the power from the stove pulled the racks out and took a nutdriver loosened up the screws for the element and disconnected the wires from it and replaced with new element real easy

range top left big burner would not come on.

  • Customer: ruben from moss point MS
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I disconnected the power cord,took the top back plate off,the switch knob on the switch I was to change,the two screws holding it.pull the old switch out,place the new one in the holder,replaced the two screws that holds the switch and took the wires off the old switch one at a time and placed them on the new one in order on new switch.replaced the back cover and plugged power cord back in.turned range on,it was good. r taite,

Baking Element burnt into

  • Customer: David from Dover TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
unscrewed two screws, exposed wire connections. Disconnected two wires, then placed new element in oven and reconnected two wires, then pushed connectors back inside stove body. A acordless screwdriver made quick work of the two screws and the element works fine. Thank you for your quick delivery.

Element in oven burned up

  • Customer: Diane from Verona AL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the online video and followed the instructions. I unplugged the oven, used the nut driver to loosen the screws, removed the old element, hooked up the new element and voila... back in business. I received the part the next day after ordering it!

replaced the infinite burner switch

  • Customer: Alvie from Pasco WA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched you vedio and done just as the vedio told me how to change the switch. When I got the switch on pluged it in turned it on and every thing work great. thank you very much.

Bake element caught on fire, then wouldn't work.

  • Customer: Greta from Ridgway PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Turned off electric to range, removed old element, replaced it with the new one, then turned electric back on. Super easy.

Sensor probe was not sebding proper temp to themostat which regulate the 2 heating elements.

  • Customer: Grayson Crisis enter from Sherman TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This is a slide in oven fully contained not in a wall, or wood enclosure. I slid the unit out away from the wall unplugged the power cord, used the nut driver to remove a dozen screws, not all of them, you dont need to pull the top back plate off just unscrew the bottom 3-4 screws on the top plate to release the lower back cover plate and you see the probe wire and the insertion point/hole. I actually did not even need to pull the full back plate off but it makes the handling of all the tools and stripping easier. I wish they had just left the plug off of the new probe and had left the 2 loose ends of the 2 wires that had to be spliced, it would have saved 15 minutes just with that part. If you dont have a real splicer tool ya gotta be careful to not cut the wires themselves if you use a sharp knife. Just cut the new probe plug off and splice on the old plug from the bad sensor which obviously you have cut and strip as well as I did and then it fits nicely back together like it was ment to be. I put elect tape on the 2 splices, you could use small wire nuts or whatever you desire, but turn the exposed splices back away from each other and tape them to the insulated wire so no exposed wire is touching any metal then I wrapped the completed taped splices with about a 4x5 piece of aluminum foil to help deflect the residual heat coming from the oven when it is on. put the probe through the hole and placed the metal retainer back in place and re- mounted the back panel plate,cover, that was it problem solved. This entire problem was caused originally in this relatively new oven because people who have been using the oven were sitting heavy pots and pans on the oven door and the hinges were sprung. The door would not stay shut during cooking. I dont know how long this had been going on before I discovered the issue. Once I replaced the hinges ( parts select ) the uneven, wrong temp, extended cooking problem jumped up. I am certain it was related to the open door not shutting for several months. They were using a bungie cord to pull the door closed and not completely. At this point I feel very comfortable with using parts select for all my appliance parts and advice. The folks here at my facility think I am an Einstien but when you have parts select working with you in the background you can't go wrong. I asked a hundred questions and learned alot and saved the facility at least 400 dollars by doing it myself. Thanks to my new work buddy PARTS SELECT. I was really a bit apprehensive about the doors hinges they looked dangerous and might have been but the tech I spoke with at P.S. walked me through it on the phone and I read the blogs which are really helpfull SORRY THIS ONE IS SO LONG.

Element didn't heat

  • Customer: Lisa and Marc from Fredericksburg VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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First the item we ordered arrived in 1 day, we were totally amazed!! My husband switch out the heating element and it worked!!!! Thank you for great service!!!!

Bake element was bad

  • Customer: Darlis from Greenwood IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I had the old one out and new installed in less than 15 minutes and I would like to thank you for the promptness of your delivery

Oven was not heating up sufficiently, we determined it was the lower element.

  • Customer: Greg from Sedro Woolley WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We turned off the power then unscrewed the element . After removing the element from the connectors we taped the wires to the oven so as not to lose them back into the holes. We attached the new element, pushed the ends into the holes and refastened the nuts. Very easy and now we are back in business.

Burnt out Bake Element

  • Customer: Donald from Punta Gorda FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video on your web site, and it couldn't have been any easier. This is the second major appliance that I've repaired using this web site, and your instructions have been perfect each time, as well as parts cost. I can't get parts at any lower cost including shipping! Excellent resourse here!!!
All Instructions for the TEF361ESA
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