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31-3978-23-01 Tappan Range - Overview

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$3.13

Drip Bowl - 8"

This chrome drip bowl is designed for use with electric cooktops and ranges. It sits beneath the 8-inch surface burner element. It catches any drips or spills coming from the cookw...

$6.59

Terminal Block Kit

This part connects the wire harness to the surface element and is used for ranges. The kit includes interchangeable mounting brackets, ceramic wire nuts, heat shrink protective tubing, and wires. If your range/oven is having symptoms such as burner not heating, heating elements not working, burning smell, or if the oven is making a buzzing noise then this could be the solution. The tools needed to replace the kit are wire strippers, a heat gun or hair dryer, and #1 square heard screw driver. Refer to the installation/instructional video for further guidance to accurately replace the element.

$14.19

Surface Element - 8" - 2600W

The range surface element provides heat to the cooking surface on top of the range. The element has a universal plug, is 8 inches in diameter, spans 5 coils in width and reaches 26...

$5.00

Drip Bowl - 6"

This part is located beneath the heating element on your range, and is designed to catch any spills. If your current drip bowl is worn or stained, consider replacing it. This heavy chrome drip bowl is compatible with electric ranges that utilize plug-in surface burners. This bowl has a narrow 3/8-inch lip and is 6 inches in diameter. Ensure that the drip bowl you are replacing is also 6 inches in diameter as there is also an 8-inch model. This part is very easy to replace, all you will need to do is remove the element and replace the old drip bowl with the new one.

$11.77

Surface Element - 6"

This element is a genuine OEM replacement part, has looped terminal ends, comes with a black medallion center, and fits most electric ranges. All burners are made of a heating wire...

$19.00

Broil Element

This broil element is found on the roof of the oven.

$34.20

Thermostat Knob

This knob accepts a D-shaped shaft.

$30.95

Clock Knob

This is a clock knob for an electric range, oven, or stove. It allows you to adjust the clock and cooking timer. No tools are required for this repair, the knob simply pops on and off the turn shaft. It is recommended to check all knobs on your appliance before ordering. This part is approximately 1/2 inch in diameter, is made of plastic, and is black in color. It is sold individually. This knob is a genuine original manufacturer part.

$36.20

Surface Burner Knob

Sold Individually. This knob accepts a D-shaped shaft.

$58.74

Fluorescent Light Bulb

This fluorescent bulb illuminates the control panel.

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burner shorted out

  • Customer: David from Encinitas, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 44 of 50 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the directions by clipping wires to old burner socket, splicing the wires to new terminal block, screwing down new "block bracket," and plugging in new burner. read more

Old pans/bowls were corroded

  • Customer: John from Nisswa, MN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 41 of 43 people found this instruction helpful
Very easy---simply unplug the burners, remove the old pans and replace with the new ones

I was extremely pleased with the easy ordering and prompt delivery of parts that actually fit as they should! read more

Broiler element burned out

  • Customer: louis from cuba, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 24 of 27 people found this instruction helpful
Remove old element by removing two screws on back wall of oven, pull attached wires out about 6" and disconnect. Reverse to install, very easy. Of course the oven door makes it harder to get at things, but it all worked out. Partselect was the only place I could find the element since the stove is 18 years old. I love keeping appliances going as long as poss... read more