Question about Kenmore 40494 / 40495 / 40499 Electric Single Oven

1 Answer

TOP BURNERS WORK BUT OVEN DOES NOT WORK AT ALL.

THE POWER WHEN OUT FOR A MINUTE AND WHEN I WENT TO USE THE OVEN IT WOULD NOT WORK. NITHER THE BAKE OR BROIL ELEMENTS INSIDE THE OVEN WORK, I CAN SET THE OVEN TO A TEMP AND I CAN HEAR IT CLICK BUT DOES NOT HEAT UP AT ALL, I CAN HOLD ON TO THE BURNERS. THE CLOCK AND ALL FOUR OF THE TOP BURNERS WORK FINE. I'VE CHECKED THE POWER SUPPLY AT THE BACK OF THE OVEN WHERE THE WIRES CONNECT TO THE BURNERS AND I SHOW 115 VOLTS AT EACH SIDE. IS IT POSSIBLY THAT BOTH BAKE AND BROIL BURNERS WENT OUT AT THE SAME TIME?

Posted by on

  • rockysbabe Jan 19, 2009

    My top burners work but the oven does not. When I turn on the oven the light indicating the oven is on does not light up. When I pushed the clock button all the lights flashes. I can not set my oven clock, the timer, or the oven temperature.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Sounds like a heating element. Same thing happend to my oven. You can find them around 50-60 dollars. Veryy easy to install, just remove a couple of screws and remove old element and put in new one. Make sure you shut off power to oven firstg of course.

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Oven and elements not working,


the oven and burner relay that supplies power to the bake/broil/top surface units is bad or the signal to latch this relay is missing from the control panel

Jun 03, 2012 | Moffat Ovens

1 Answer

Whirlpool imperial series electric oven does not heat up and the top burners do not work also


Hello,

Since basically nothing works,nither oven nor the surface burners, the first thing ya should be checking is for a burnt or broken wire connection on the back where the cord connects to the house wiring also need to check for a bad circuit breaker its possible for the breaker to appear to be on yet be burnt out internally....of course i would reccomend that if the wires on the back aren't burnt that ya call a electriction and not go inside of your breaker panel since it could be very dangerous unless your confident with electric work.

GENE

Oct 08, 2011 | Ovens

1 Answer

Bake pre heat isn't working broil and top burners


Hi,

The ignitor is not working right and is going bad....
have the repair man replace the ignitor, or DIY....
Check out this tip about your problem...

Oven not Working or Oven not Heating

Oven Problems Replacing the Igniter


heatman101

Aug 07, 2011 | GE Ovens

1 Answer

Ge profile gas oven broiler works but bake wont light


Hi,
The ignitor for the oven burner is bad...

Here is a tip that I wrote about that...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3663023-oven_not_working_or_oven_not_heating

heatman101

Mar 30, 2010 | Ovens

1 Answer

Gas smell oven does not light


you may need new coupler on pilot system

Jun 23, 2009 | Magic Chef 9122 Gas Single Oven

1 Answer

Oven elements just stopped working


If I understand your use correctly, you were using the oven to heat the space? Or for baking?

Regardless, it sounds as though the elements have failed. If you used the oven for heating the space (with the door open) the broiler element comes on during preheat of the oven to get the oven to temperature more quickly. The elements are NOT designed to heat a space, and will quickly burn out if used in this manner.

Jan 23, 2009 | Ovens

2 Answers

Amana gas range bake burner does not heat


Pull the bottom of the oven off. You will see 2 to 4 screws that hold the panel on. The ignitor is under there. Look at the ignitor carefully for breaks. I say carefully as the ignitor is very easy to break.

Feb 03, 2008 | Ovens

1 Answer

Thermador Professional Oven


hey man don;t worry i have too much solution if i explain u every thing then you confused so i explain one and if u want another then e-mail me on mango4529@rediffmail.com so listen carefully

Step 1: Turn off the power supply, both gas and electric, to the range. Then remove the burner.

Step 2: Soak the burner in a solution of mild household detergent and water. Clean it with a soft cloth.

Step 3: Clear the gas ports with a pin or needle, rinse the burner, and let it dry. Caution: Do not use a toothpick or matchstick to clean the gas ports. If the tip of the wood gets stuck in the burner ports, it could cause a serious blockage.

Step 4: When the burner is completely dry, replace it, and turn on the power and the gas supply.

An oven that won't heat can occur for a variety of reasons.


and if not then open this link http://home.howstuffworks.com/how-to-repair-an-oven.htm

Nov 23, 2007 | Thermador POD301 30" Pro Series Deluxe...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kenmore 40494 / 40495 / 40499 Electric Single Oven Logo

323 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Ovens Experts

Mike Cairns
Mike Cairns

Level 3 Expert

3053 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8205 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15035 Answers

Are you a Kenmore Oven Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...