Question about Maytag CWE4800A Electric Single Oven
The other night our oven would not heat to selected temperature, so we hit cancel and microwaved our food.
The next morning we noticed heat coming from the oven even though it was off. I had to shut the breaker.
The lower element did have a bright glow in an area the size of a pinhead. Control panel is about a year old. (replaced due to f code problems)
Any help solving this issue is appreciated. Thanks.
you have a bad oven sensor /faulty connection or bad control board.look for probe coming thru inside rear wall.should read 11k ohms cold.go bad a lot part number Hope this helps ,please rate my response :)
Posted on Jun 25, 2009
It is the whole front face w/ the buttons. My whole neigborhood has these ovens (same builder, same ovens) and this part lasts about 2-4 years. The part is about $165. You can see it on Home Depot's appliance repair site. It looks like there is nothing electronic, but there is, and it's busted. It is really easy to replace:
1. Turn off the breaker at your house's breaker panel.
2. Verify there is no power to the oven.
3. Open the oven door. Look on the right and left side of the oven. There should be 4-6 screws going from vertical trim pieces of the oven into your cabinets. Your builder may have also put screws from the bottom trim of the oven into your cabinets. Mine did not. Remove these screws.
4. After that, your oven should slide forward out of the cabinet. Pull it about 6 inches out.
5. There are two screws (1/4 inch hex headed screws) holding the front panel to the oven. Remove those.
6.Slide the front panel off.
7. Remove the computer ribbon looking wire from the back of the control panel. It's a strange connection - it should come out effortlessly when done right. The little grey connection that surrounds the wire's entry point stays on the panel, but a wedge is jammed between the grey surround and the wire. You pull the wedge out and the wire comes out...easier than my credit card out of my wallet.
8. Remove the four screws (again, 1/4 inch hex headed screws) connecting the thick, double layered circuit board and clock display from the metal face.
9. The metal face is what you need to replace. Pasted onto the front of the metal face is a super thin button panel, and that's the part that died, and will die again, and again, and again...
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Posted on Sep 30, 2009
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Posted on Apr 01, 2011
You have several thing faulty, sounds like a switch inside the circuit board has gone, i have not worked on this model, but there are control problems , I would advise someone with electrical knowledge to check it out, the glowing of the element could be signifficant, but your main problem is an expensive one. How much i don't know. Look for parts in www.whitegoods.co.uk you will need model serial numbers. Hope this of some assistance. John
You have several thing faulty, sounds like a switch inside the circuit board has gone, i have not worked on this model, but there are control problems , I would advise someone with electrical knowledge to check it out, the glowing of the element could be signifficant, but your main problem is an expensive one. How much i don't know. Look for parts in www.whitegoods.co.uk you will need model serial numbers.
Hope this of some assistance.
Posted on May 31, 2011
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1.Press the "Clear/Off" button on the control panel to reset the oven. This will clear the lock setting and unlock the door.
2.Allow the oven to cool to room temperature to avoid turning the lock on again during this heating cycle.
3.Reset the oven to the temperature you require to finish cooking by pressing the correct temperature control on the control pad.
1.If your GE Profile microwave won't turn on, unplug it, then plug it back in. A power outage may have occurred due to a power surge. Check your home's fuses and circuit breakers.
2.Set the clock of your GE Profile microwave. Certain models will not operate until you set the clock. Select the "Clock" key and type in the correct time.
3.Hold down your microwave's "Off" button. You may have accidentally hit the control-lock feature on your GE Profile microwave. Hold down the "Off" button for three seconds to turn the lock off.
4.If the sensors of your GE Profile microwave are not working correctly, remove the food from the machine. If the sensors detect food-surface temperatures over 200 degrees Fahrenheit, it will not work properly until the area cools down.
5.Contact GE Support if you are unable to resolve the issue on your own. Call the GE Support hotline or browse the help library on the GE website. You can also schedule a service visit on GE's website.
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