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TEF361ESD Tappan Range - Instructions

All installation instructions for TEF361ESD parts

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Element was burnt and now working.

  • Customer: Sam from Lexington KY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I turned off the circuit breaker. Unscrewed the two screws holding the bake element in place. Next, I pulled the element out and disconnected the wires. Reversed the process and I was done.

I ordered the part from PartSelect.com and had it in my hands in less than 3 days--wow!!! Super fast shipping and the part worked perfectly.
Thank you!

Oven wouldn't heat, but broiler would

  • Customer: Rolland from Portland OR
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
When I removed the two screws, I discovered that one wire attached to the element was not attached. I had to open the back of the range (sheet metal screws) to find the wire, which was burnt and melted when I got to it. I had to run to hardware stroe to get a new connector, but once I had that the whole thing popped together quickly. I attached both wires to the element, screwed in the screws, and voila!

The oven temperature would not exceed 200 deg.

  • Customer: Michael from Steubenville OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the retaining screws in the clips attached to the element in the oven, and then remembered to OPEN the breaker before proceeding. Pulled out the bad element, removed the wires, and reversed the steps to install the new one.

Burnt Out Bake Element

  • Customer: Lesley from Schenectady NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
We viewed the online video and replaced the element ourselves in less than 15min. No drama, no delays and no service costs. Thank you so much!!

heating element was cracked, oven would not heat.

  • Customer: Tonya from Cokeville WY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 2 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
I used a small wrench, It was very easy to remove. once I removed the screws and disconnected the plugs from heating element then had to remove the back cover of stove so i could plug in new element. but was very easy. I am a single woman and was worried that it would be difficult to change. it only took me 20 minutes.

element won't heat

  • Customer: TRISH from STEM NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I opened the oven door, took two screws off and pulled the burnt one off and put the new one on. wow, it was so easy. My husband came home and said that he was going to install it. I told him that I had already install it. He could not believe it. I guess that women can be handymen too.

temp was not reading right

  • Customer: santa from glassboro NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 2 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
remove back panel took out old part splice wire replaced

Baking element broken on one side

  • Customer: Char from Waukesha WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
First I turned off the electical supply to the oven.I unscrewed the nut bolts on both sides of the baking element and pulled the wires through. Disconnected the wires of old element, then connected the wires of the new element. Pushed wires back and connected the nut bolts to the back of the oven.The new element did not come with new screws so I used the old screws to connect the new element. The only problem is that after installing the new element my oven still does not work. It doesnt get any heat. Not sure what went wrong.

oven Element burned out

  • Customer: john from carpentersville IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
When I found that the Element had burned out, I went to the internet with the model #, and quickly found Partselect. com in a search.
I ordered the part on a wednesday night around 10:00 pm with 3 to 5 day delivery. When I got home from work on Friday the Element was at my door.
It took me about 3 min. with just an 8mm nut driver
to take out the old element unplug 2 prongs and install the new one.
Thanks for the extremely fast service

Oven wouldn't heat.

  • Customer: Judith from North Smithsfiled RI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
My husband first removed the two screws that held the element in place. He then disconnected the wires and removed the element. As soon as the new element arrived by it's circuitus route thru CT and NY he did just the reverse steps and it was installed and worked fine and I can bake once more.

Oven wouldn't heat

  • Customer: Kenneth from Hope KS
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
First, I determined the problem by making sure that all other functions of the range were working... and they were. Then, I disconnected the power. After that, I pulled the range out from the cabinet space and proceeded to remove the back cover. Once the cover was off, I removed the two electric leads from the oven baking element and tested it for continuity. No continuity, so I ordered the new part. Once the part arrived (which was very quick) I reversed the procedure, and the bake cycle of the oven is functioning once again. Not a problem...

Oven element overheated and broke

  • Customer: John from Colorado Springs CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Very simple. Unplugged the stove. Removed the back panel and connected the ends of the element to their electrical connectors.

The element caught on fire and continued to burn even though the power supply was disconnected

  • Customer: Jim from Wildersville TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled the old element unit out in pieces using a philips screw drive and disconnecting the electric wire connectors from the ends of the element.

When the new element arrived I pluddged in the connectors, re-inserted the wires into the backof the oven wall and inserted and tightened the screws.

I then plugged the power supply in and turned on the bake power control. The unit operated correctly.

Bake element cracked and stopped working

  • Customer: Robert from Clarks Summit PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 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 disconnected the two wires. This took about 3 minutes. I then connected the new part and crimped the connectors so they would stay tight. I then screwed the 2 screws back in with a nut driver and done!

The bake element

  • Customer: Hershell from Fairburn GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I turned the circuit breaker off first.Then 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...) Carefully installed the spades onto the new element.
All Instructions for the TEF361ESD
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