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TEF361ESC Tappan Range - Instructions

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bake element had stopped working

  • Customer: lynne from pelham NH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
My husband had recently moved out of our house so I was very nervous about trying this repair myself but it was actually very easy!!I ordered the part on Monday, it arrived on Wednesday and Wednesday night I was baking dinner in the oven!!

oven not heating up

  • Customer: raymond from irvine CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
ordered new heating element, arrived promptly as expected, compared new heating element to old one and it matched in size only diameter a little different, removed two sheet metal screws holding element in place and pulled out element to expose conductors and removed them with screwdriver. Installed conductors on new heating element slid into holes and installed screws, turned power back on(first step is to turn off power) turned on oven to preheat and she worked like a new one. Thank you PartSelect. Saved me a bundle,

Heat element burned out.

  • Customer: Laura from Hurricane UT
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
The problem I ran into Was; Having the right socket size for doing the project. After taking care of that problem it was fairly easily to disconnect the element and reconnect the new one. It's pretty self explanitory.

Didn't Bake

  • Customer: Dale from Athens TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Took it off, ordered a new part and put it back on.
Ordered on Monday and got the part on Tuesday.

Oven wouldn't heat

  • Customer: KaShira from Wilmington OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
My husband removed the screws and took out the heat element and when we received the new heat element in 3 days (thank God!) My husband put the new part in the oven and replaced the screws!! Total repair time was about 5 mins!!!

bake element burned out

  • Customer: Kenneth from Wantage NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed screws in back of oven holding element. Slipped old element off of wire. No need to cut wires has the kind of ends (spade ends I think they are called) that just is pushed on to element. Attached new element. slid wires back into wall of wire rescrewed to oven wall. Very easy just be sure wires don't get pulled back into back wall of oven. Don't know what you would do then.

Oven would broil but wouldn't bake

  • Customer: Chris from Blacksburg VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 1 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 disconnected the two wires. connected the new element, reassembled and SHAZAM. It worked. I am not good with electrical circuit testing etc. even though I know it must be easy so after reading many stories here, I decided to start by replacing just the element and see if I got lucky. I did. No need to call expensive repairman.

Banking Element needed replacement

  • Customer: Mitchell from Sebring FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
For an electrical appliance, it doesn't get easier then this, this was real easy.

I removed both baking racks, unscrewed two screws holding the old element in place, pulled out element about 1 1/2 inches, removed the wires off of each end of the element, then replaced with new element in reverse order. That was it. Had time to play 18 holes of Golf!

Bake element went out

  • Customer: Scott from Pleasant Hill OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the screws, replaced it with the new bake element, put the screws back in........and bam! I'm back in business. That's how easy this was to repair. Bake element cost me 40 bucks, appliance repair shop wanted about 200 bucks to repair.

Element cracked and sparked, no longer functioned

  • Customer: Steve Gilliland from Delavan WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I UNPLUGGED the oven (very important), then I removed the two screws that hold the element in place, pulled the element out far enough to disconnect the two wires, plugged the wires on to the new element, pushed the new element back into place, and replaced and tightend the two screws. Finally, I plugged the oven back in.

baking element out

  • Customer: PAUL from FRANKLIN NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
removed the two screws pulled the wires out sliped the connections from the old element and connected the new one .

ELEMENT WAS SPARKING AND COAL HOT RED

  • Customer: MIRANDA from INDEPENDENCE KY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
UNPLUGGED OVEN, PULLED OUT OLD ELEMENT, REATTACHED NEW ONE, MAKING SURE TO BE CAREFUL WITH WIRES, AND PUT ON AS SECURE AS POSSIBLE, JUST LIKE IT WAS BEFORE...VERY EASY TO FIX

My baking element went out in my over, it started on fire.

  • Customer: lori from Vermillion SD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Very quick and easy fix. Used a nut driver to unscrew the bolts. Pulled it out and disconnected the two wires. I was very happy with the wonderful service we received from Partselect.com. I ordered the part Sunday evening and the part was here Tuesday by noon. I payed regular shipping charges. What a pleasant surprise!

Bake element burned into while baking

  • Customer: Marcus from Gastonia NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Take out 2 screws disconnect the wires one on each side removed element recoonnected the wires put the 2 screws back in . Also I did flip breaker off while working. When I turned the oven on I noticed it gets bright red almost instantly. I dont remember my old getting red at all. this tells me it probably needed changing a lot earlier. I ordered the part sunday nite it arrived wednesday at lunch.I will definetly use this co again.

Bake Element quit heating

  • Customer: Robynn from St. Louis Park MN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Unplug the oven, open the door, take the screws out of the back wall that hold the small brackets which hold the element. Pull the element out of the wall, and pull a little of the wires with it to grasp easily. There are square nut screws, so you need the appropriate tool. Unplug the old element from the wires, and plug the new one in. Screw everything back together! This was a very easy fix!
All Instructions for the TEF361ESC
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