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May
14

31-9161 GWS0907 GE Consumer & Industrial Technical Service Guide

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31-9161 GWS0907 GE Consumer & Industrial Technical Service Guide

Basic Repair Manual Series

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  • Electric Range
  • Gas Range
  • Microwave
  • Download 31-9161 GWS0907 GE Consumer & Industrial Technical Service Guide

    Aug
    12

    Step-by-Step Oven Door Removal Instructions

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    The oven door of course is located on the front of the range. Most models have a glass window for looking into the range while things are baking. The door can be opened somewhat while you are broiling.

    Step 1 Open the oven door all the way.

    Step 2 Some models use a screw to hold the door to the channel arm. Remember to unscrew both sides.

    Step 3 Place a straight piece of dowel rod (3 inches long by 1/8 inch diameter) in the hole in each channel arm.

    NOTE: If this is not done, when the door is pulled off the channel arms, they could snap back and chip the finish.

    Step 4 Close the door to the broil stop.

    Step 5 Grasp the oven door on the sides and pull off the channel arms.

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    Aug
    11

    Dryer and Oven Orifice Basics

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    After passing through the valves, the gas comes to the orifices. The main purpose of the orifice is to control the gas output from the valve body at a set level into the burner and shutter assembly.

    The orifice is a precision part and should never be redrilled in the field. Drilling could leave a burr which changes the flow pattern of the gas creating turbulence inside the venturi and reduce the amount of primary air drawn in through the shutter.

    Burner B.T.U ratings can be changed by varying the orifice size. Orifices have a number stamped on them. The larger the number, the smaller the hole. On dryers, the orifice should be changed if it is supplied with anything other then natural gas.

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    Aug
    09

    Oven Igniter Comes On & Glows Red But The Oven Does Not Heat

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    Sometimes looks can be deceiving. Take a oven igniter for example. You can often look at a Oven Igniter and see it glow red and thinks the oven igniter is working.

    There is a good chance though that if your oven does not work and you can see the igniter come on the igniter is still bad and needs to be replaced.

    The way it works is the Oven Igniter has to be able to draw enough amps before the gas safety valve will open. If the oven igniter is week it may still look like it’s working, but it’s not able to draw enough amps to open the gas valve and supply gas to the oven burner.

    You can check a oven igniter with a clamp on amp meter to see how many amps it’s drawing. Then look at the side of the gas safety valve. On the side of the Gas Safety Valve it’s labeled with how many amps it takes to open the gas valve. If the igniter is not drawing the amps it takes to open the gas safety valve then the igniter needs to be replaced even though it looks like it’s working.

    Here are a couple of videos you may also find helpful.

    How to replace a oven igniter

    Gas Oven Ignition Trouble Shooting

    If you do not have a clamp on amp meter to test the igniter there is a good chance that if you can see the igniter glow red but the oven does not come on the igniter is bad and needs to be replaced. There is always the chance that the gas safety valve could be bad, but most of the time it’s just a bad igniter.

    I have replaced very few gas safety valves over the years, but have replace I would guess hundreds of Oven Igniters as it’s a very common problem.

     

     

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    Jul
    27

    Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances

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    Appliance Book

    Use the Latest Tools and Techniques to Troubleshoot and Repair Major Appliances, Microwaves, and Room Air Conditioners!

    Now covering both gas and electric appliances, the updated Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances, 2nd Edsecond edition of Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances offers you a complete guide to the latest tools, techniques, and parts for troubleshooting and repairing any appliance.

    Packed with over 200 illustrations, the book includes step-by-step procedures for testing and replacing parts… instructions for reading wiring diagrams… charts with troubleshooting solutions… advice on using tools and test meters… safety techniques… and more. The second edition of Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances features:

    • Expert coverage of major appliances
    • Cutting-edge guidance on appliance operation, testing and repairing, wiring, preventive maintenance, and tools and test meters
    • New to this edition: information on both gas and electric appliances; 10 entirely new chapters; new illustrations throughout

    Inside This Updated Troubleshooting and Repair Manual

    • Fundamentals of Service: Selection, Purchase, and Installation of Appliances and Air Conditioners • Safety Precautions • Tools for Installation and Repair • Basic Techniques • Fundamentals of Electric, Electronic, and Gas Appliances, and Room Air Conditioners: Electricity • Electronics • Gas • Principles of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration • Electric, Electronic, and Gas Appliance Parts • Appliance Service, Installation, and Preventive Maintenance Procedures: Dishwashers • Garbage Disposers • Electric and Gas Water Heaters • Washers • Electric and Gas Dryers • Electric and Gas Ranges/Ovens • Microwave Ovens • Refrigerators and Freezers • Ice Makers • Room Air Conditioners

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    Mar
    01

    How to test range top burner elements

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    Testing Range Elements

    Testing Range Elements

    TESTING THE PLUG-IN SURFACE ELEMENT

    1. Set the ohmmeter to the R x 1 scale. 2. With the element removed, touch the meter leads to ends of the prongs.

    The meter should indicate the following (approximate ±20%) resistance for the indicated element:

    8 ” Element = 18 – 20 Ω
    6 ” Element = 30 – 33 Ω

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