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PartSelect Number PS249247
At the floor of your electric oven is the bake element. This partially open-style element comes with push-on terminals. The bake element will likely provide most of the heat for baking. Therefore, if the oven is not heating properly, or if food is burnt on top and undercooked below, your bake element may be at fault. If you can see that the element has been separated or blistered, you should replace the part immediately. If there is no visible damage, turn the oven on and check to see if the element heats evenly. If the element is not heating evenly, or if it is not heating at all, use a multi-meter to test for electrical continuity to see if the element needs replacing.
This part works with the following brands: GE, Hotpoint & Kenmore.
This part fixes the following symptoms:
First I switched the fuse to the oven had no power and then I removed the old element and wiped down the inside with a damp towel.I then attached the new element and then used the screws to attach the element firmly into place.I then restored power by switching the fuse back and then burned the element to remove and chemicals and then done
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Removed oven shelves (30 seconds). Removed 2 screws holding broken element to oven (2 minutes). Pulled broken element assembly out & removed 2 wires attached to element (1 minute). Connected wires to new element (just push them into place) and mounted new element with the 2 screws (1 1/2 minutes). Turned on oven element to test & since I was so tired from all of this 5-minute activity, I rested.Al S.
After removing the screws holding the element in I disconnected the wires and attached alligator clips to the wires to keep them from pulling back inside the holes. I would have had to pull the stove out and removed some covers if they disappeared through the holes. After getting the part number off of the old element, I ordered a new element from Partselect.com and received the new one in less the a week. Reinstalling the new element took about 5 minutes.
Turned power off. Removed two screws holding the element. Pulled element out 3 inches, disconnected the two wires, pulled out old element, connected wires of new element, replaced screws. Turned power back on. Eureka!! the oven heats again. :-)
Took out the hexagon screws, used pliers to pull the connecting ends apart, slid in the new element in to the connecting slots, reattached to screws, turned on the oven to see if it would heat up and it did. It was really easy. I had waited for a week to get the part from my local Sears parts house. You sent it out and I had it in 3 days. They still don't have the part. Thanks so much.
I read the "easy to repair" story after I ordered my part and I felt like I coud do this on my own. (Female not much experience in repairs) I shut off circuit breaker...proceeded to take out element...could not get it to easiler come off...so I made the mistake of cutting the wire because it looked like that's what I needed to do. WORD TO THE WISE...there are clamps that actually pull off the element..just need to pull a little. So my "easy" project was made more difficult because I didn't know this up front. Otherwise it would have been a breeze. I had to go to the hardware store and but new clamps and attach to the cut wire. Good news is my oven is now working and Parts.com was fast, cheaper than the GE parts place and great service.
Turned off circuit breaker for Range. Removed the 2 screws holding element and pulled wires attached to the element through holes. Disconnected the wires and attached new element. Had problem with one wire springing back into hole used paper clip to fish it back out of hole and then connected 2nd wire to heating element. Turned breaker back on and tested. Baked a cake. MMMMMMMM.
Used pliers to slide the slip on terminals into place slid the element towards the rear wall and refastened the two retaining screws to back plate and rear of oven, Just too easy works perfect, thanks will purchase replacement parts through your site again if needed.
Turned off electric. Took screws out with a nut driver. Pulled the wires from the back of the store about 4 inches.Unplugged the element and plugged in new one. pushed wires back in to place. Put back together with screws, turned on the electric and It Worked........
After removing the racks from the oven and reading the instructions, I looked at the connections and confirmed they were the same. i got the nutdriver, carefully unscrewed the plates that connected to the back of the oven and carefully pulled the wires out. I pulled the connectors of the old element out of the wires. Plugged the new bake element connectors into the wires, moved the wires back into the space behind the oven, screwed on the plates to keep the element in place, and tested the oven. Worked great!!!!! Saved a lot of money.
Pulled plug from wall socket. Checked internet for repair parts. Found part at Part Select as well as at dealer. Best price, Parts Select. Ordered and received two days later. After removing screws attaching burner to rear panel, tried pulling out old burner. Had to pull appliance from the wall to access connectors. Remover wire harness cover (one screw). Detached old burner (2 slide clips) and installed new. 20 minutes, at most.
First turned off the power going to the oven. Then removed the two screws that hold the element in place. When we pulled the element out of the back of the oven, we used 2 clothes pins to make sure the wire wouldn't retrack into the back of the oven wall. Then removed the element, put in the new element, attached the two wires and inserted into the holes. Last tightened the screws to the oven wall through the back plate. It was so easy! When we removed the old element, it broke in two pieces! I placed my order one afternoon, and the next day the order was there at my doorstep delivered by the FedEx man. Terrific service! I have recommended PartSelect.com to everyone I know! Thank you.
I just followed the directions in the video. Did exactly what it said to do and had no problems whatsoever. In fact, repairing this element made the timer start beeping again and actually made the oven cook better.
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