The oven heats, but falls short of the proper temp. that it's set for. I checked with a manual thermometer in the oven, setting on the oven was 350 and the actual reading was 275. How do I determine if it's the element or temp sensor?
Answer Hello Guy. The sensor should read around 1100 ohms at room temp and 1650 ohms at 350°. Id it is testing properly, but the oven temp is not correct, replace the sensor. If the sensor is reading good, and the oven thinks it is 350°, you will need to replace the control on the unit. You can test this with a multi-meter TJMA-DMT3. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html
The bottom heating element broke on my oven, can I just replace it or is it more complicated?
Answer Hello Jessie. You can replace the bake element. Unplug the unit and remove the screws inside th oven securing the bake element. Pull the element out and remove the wires off the old bake element. Install the new element in reverse order.
I need a bottom heating element for my old frigedaire wall oven.
Answer Hello Lindsay. Based on the model number, 09950891 is the correct bake element.
My oven made a pop and the bottom element was hot in one spot,now neither element gets hot. Do I replace both elements?
Answer Hello Donald. No, you need to test the elements and see if either one is bad. If so, replace the bad element. If there is not 240 volts coming to the elements, but they are coming to the unit, you will need to replace the control board as well on the unit.
You can test this with a multi-meter TJMA-DMT3. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html
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My heating element needs to be replaced but I cant see the model # only see serial# which is 32681229p002. It's a hotpoint. How do I know what one is the right one to buy ?
Answer Hi Rosie. The model # is usually behind the storage drawer after it is removed. The model tag is there on the vertical frame legs. Or look on the back of the control panel Lt. or Rt. corners with a mirror. You can remove the power and remove the element completely. Then open this link and see if you can match the original one to the one pictured. Remember the square's represent a 1" cube for measurements. http://www.appliancepartspros.com/Appliance-Parts/?keyword=hotpoint%20oven%20heating%20element. Thank You.