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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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Categories : Oven, Range, Stove
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Feb
28

How to test an oven temperature sensor

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Oven Sensor Temperature Chart

Oven Sensor Temperature Chart

Oven Temperature Sensor

Oven Temperature Sensor

TESTING AN OVEN TEMPERATURE SENSOR

1. Set the ohmmeter to the R x 10 scale.

2. Touch the meter leads to the plug pins (see the illustration).

The meter should indicate approximately 1100 Ω at 75 ˚F. For resistances at other temperatures, refer to the chart below.

NOTE: The readings are approximate.

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Feb
27

How to test an range burner infinite (element control) switch

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Range Infinite Switch

Range Infinite Switch

TESTING AN INFINITE SWITCH (ELEMENT CONTROL)

1. Set the ohmmeter to the R x 1 scale. 2. With no power applied, disconnect the wires from the control terminals.

Turn the control to the “HI” setting, and you should obtain continuity readings between the following terminals:

L1 and P
L1 and H1
L2 and H2

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Categories : Oven, Range, Stove
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Feb
26

Range Part Location

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Range Part Location

Range Part Location

The illustration shows the location of the major components in the electric range.

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Categories : Range
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Feb
25

Refrigerator Adaptive Defrost

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Adaptive Defrost

Adaptive Defrost

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Categories : Freezer, Refrigerator
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Feb
22

Zoom Spout Oiler

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Zoom Oiler

Zoom Oiler

A paraffin base, non-gumming, high quality lubricating oil for motors, blowers, linkages, pumps, etc. For both normal and high-speed bearings. Withstands high temperatures. Telescoping pullout spout. 4 ounce bottle.

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Categories : Miscellaneous
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Feb
18

Appliance Repair Voltage Check

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Appliance Voltage Check

Appliance Voltage Check

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