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How do I replace a Broil Element in an Electric Wall Oven?

Follow these steps to fix your issue:

  1. Turn off power to the wall oven.

    The wall oven's circuit breakers need to be shut off. The electric wall ovens use 2 breakers that are often connected together. If the wall oven breakers are not connected, turn them off. Even though the digital display is dead, a broker can still send power to the broil element.

  2. Remove the broil element.

    The oven door can be opened and the oven rack can be removed. The broil mounting screws need to be removed. Remove the supports and screws from the broil element. Attach the wires to the back of the element by pulling the broil element forward. Take care not to let the wires slip through the holes in the back of the oven. If the wires slip through the holes, you will need to pull the oven out of the cabinet and remove the back cabinet panel. If necessary, pull the wires from the broil element with pliers. The broil element can be removed. Remove the door if you can't complete the repair because it gets in your way. Help lifting the door off the oven is needed. The door needs to be on a pad.

  3. Install the new broil element.

    The wires need to be connected to the broil element. Remove the mounting screws from the oven cavity and push the ends of the broil element through them. Attach the supports with the screws. Remove the oven rack and close the door.

  4. Restore power to the wall oven.

    The wall oven requires the house circuit breaker to be turned on.

Time required: 15 minutes.

You would need the following tools: nut driver set, pliers, work gloves.

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