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How do I replace an Oven Control Board in a Gas Range?

It's possible that the oven door lock assembly has failed and needs to be replaced, if the oven doesn't automatically lock when you start the self-clean cycle or it doesn't open after cooling to room temperature. If the child lock-out doesn't work on an oven that has that feature, you should replace it.

There is a relay control board in some ranges. The bake element or a surface element can be controlled by electrical relays on the relay board. The relay control board needs to be replaced if it is malfunctioning.

Follow these steps to fix your issue:

  1. Unplug the range

    Pull the range forward and then plug it. Someone can help you move the range. To prevent scratching the flooring, put the range on cardboard.

  2. Remove the back panel

    Press the panel against the range as you remove the last couple of screws to make sure it doesn't fall. To set the panel aside, lower it to the floor. Before removing the back panel, you might need to loosen the power cord. The Installation Guide shows how to remove the power cord.

  3. Disconnect the wires from the door lock assembly

    If you want to attach the wires to the door lock assembly the same way, you need to take a picture of the wires and mark them with numbered pieces of masking tape. The oven door lock motor assembly has wires that need to be disconnected.

  4. Remove the door lock assembly

    Attach the door lock assembly to the mounting screws. Pull the oven door lock motor assembly down to release it from the connecting rod. The door lock assembly needs to be removed from the range.

  5. Install the new oven door lock assembly

    Put the connecting rod in the opening of the oven door lock motor assembly. Attach the door lock assembly to the assembly.

  6. Reconnect the wires

    The digital image or numbered tags show the location of the wires on the oven door lock assembly.

  7. Reattach the back panel

    Put the outer back panel on the back of the range so that the holes are in place.

  8. Plug in the range

    Push the range into position by plugging in the range. The anti-tip brackets need to be properly engaged in the rear leveling foot.

  9. Unplug the range and shut off the gas supply

    To prevent scratching the floor, place cardboard on the floor in front of the range. Shut off the gas supply and remove the range from the cabinet. If it's necessary, use a helpers.

  10. Remove the control panel back shield

    Pull off the screws on the control panel back shield.

  11. Remove the oven control board

    You can attach the wires to the new oven control board by taking a picture of the wires on the control board. The wires need to be disconnected from the oven control board. Pull the control board out of the control panel after removing the mounting screws.

  12. Attach the overlay to the new oven control board

    If your existing oven control board is in good shape and you are going to use it on a new oven control board, you should use a putty knife to remove the existing overlay. If you want to attach the overlay to the new oven control board, you need to keep the amount of glue on the back of it. The control board can be transferred. Attach the new overlay to the control board if you bought one.

  13. Install the new oven control board

    Put the electronic oven control board in position. Use your digital image as a reference to connect all the wires to the oven control board.

  14. Reattach the control panel back shield

    Place the control panel back shield on the control console and secure it with screws.

  15. Restore power and reinstall the range

    Turn on the gas supply by plugging the power cord into the electrical outlet. If you want the range to not fall forward when you open the oven door, you need to slide the range back into the cabinet. If necessary, use a helpers.

Time required:

15 minutes.

You would need the following tools:

1/4-inch nut driver, screwdriver, work gloves.

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