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Frigidaire over PLEB30S8ACB - Lower bake element is not working

Replaced lower bake element and still does not work. Also switched the wires (yellow & black), but no luck (waited for appx 2 mins and only the upper element is working). Any other tests I could perform or other areas to look into?

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aborcass
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SOURCE: we need to install the lower heating element in the upper oven

ill aasumme that yo can see the elemnet in question, and its not a "hidden bake" elemnet located under the oven floor.. should be an easyrepair, with a little bit of patience. don trush shoudl only take 10 min anyway. TURN OFF POWER> LIVE WIRES TO ELEMENT AT ALL TIMES. REGARDLESS OF UNIT ON OR NOT!!! ther ewill be 2 screws along the bottom of the element holding the elemnt in the unit. after emoving carfully slide the old elemnt out a few inches, slowly pull out, for the wires are still attached to the back of elemnt and you want them to stay there you dont want them to disconnect and fall behind unit, (you will then need to remove the unit form the wall to access htem). so pull slowly espescially if you feel resistance in the wiring. after you getit out far enough simply unplug and plug in the new one reinstalll and you shoud be fine

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

aborcass
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SOURCE: Frigidaire double oven has one element not working in each oven

sounds as if perhaps there has been a thermal overload(switch) tha has gone bad, refer to part number 119 on bothe the lower and upper oven for refernce , you should have continuity trough the switches.
ftp://ftp.electrolux-na.com/ProdInfo_PDF/Lassomption/5995383394.pdf

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

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SOURCE: fridgiaire Gallery series Model GLEB30T8CBA lower elements dont work

I replaced the relay board for the top oven (the one with the transformer) and it works properly now. My issue was only for the top oven so you probably have to replace both relay boards since both ovens have only the top element working.

318022002 is the part number for the relay board with transformer
318022001 is the part number for the relay board without transformer

Yes the one without the transformer is more expensive for some reason.

The boards are on the top of the oven, I was able to pull out the oven about 75% of the way out of the cabinet and easily get to the boards. Just unplugged the connections and plugged them into the new board.

To get the oven out there are two small screws that go into brackets inside the top oven door. Highly recommend taking the doors off the oven to pull it out, much easier to work with.

NOTE: On my old board I noticed one solder joint that was burned out and I since I already had the new board I just replaced but you might want to check that first and see if just a solder fix gets you working again before you spend $$ on a new board.

Posted on May 13, 2009

TheMobilian
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SOURCE: Lower burner element doesn't heat. Frigidaire

Hi you probably might just have an oven limit that is open
To test that you would set your oven do these tests:

Posted on Dec 07, 2010

BarrettDenCo
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SOURCE: I have a 30 inch Frigidaire self cleaning oven.

Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.

Bad gas control valve or oven temp control

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Posted on Dec 22, 2010

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mos likely yes... but to confirm is very easy... unplug unit or turn circuit breaker off... in the oven with door open you will see the back of bake element where it goes into oven wall a couple of screws remove them and you should be able to gently pull element out...there are 2 terminals connected to element with a wire attached to each of them... first we are making sure the wire hasn't burnt off or cam edisconnected and second we can remove wires and use a volt meter and test power... set it up so you don't get electricuted and tuen oven on bake 350 do you have power coming to the wires with element diconnected from wires...if so then you have a bad element if not then a bad thermal cutooff usually located in back of unit ... good luck to you...

Posted on Jan 12, 2011

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Many ovens have two heating elements. Upper and lower. Now I am no Julia Child, but I think bake turns on just the lower heating element? And broil turns on just the top heating element????

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Component Test Procedure Results
Electronic
range control
F1−1 –Upper Oven >650°F with door unlocked.............................
F1−2 –Lower Oven >650°F with door unlocked.............................
F1−3 –Upper Oven >950°F with door locked.................................
F1−4 –Lower Oven >950°F with door locked.................................
F1−7 –Membrane switch is not responding ...................................
F3−1 –Upper sensor is shorted at (< 100 ω) or
open at (>5 K ω) ...............................................................
F3−2 –Lower sensor is shorted at (< 100 ω) or
open at (>5 K ω) ...............................................................
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if > 950°F check sensor.
Check actual lower oven temperature,
if > 950°F check sensor.
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Check upper sensor, harness, and connections
Engineering
Test Mode
Press BAKE pad.
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approximately 3 seconds.
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Used to view the actual oven temperature for both ovens at all
times, even when an oven function is active.
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seconds in the time digits.
Fault codes
accessed
through
Engineering
Test Mode
F0−0 –No fault .................................................................
F1−5 –Upper hardware failure within control ....................
F1−6 –Lower hardware failure within control.....................
F1−8 –Shorted key in membrane switch ..........................
F1−9 –Internal communication errors within control .........
F1−A –Upper latch switches ............................................
F1−B –Lower latch switches.............................................
F1−C –Upper door switch.................................................
F1−D –Lower door switch.................................................
F1−E –Sensor input not calibrated ...................................
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F9−2 –Upper unlock switch is not correct.........................
F9−3 –Control does not see upper door lock....................
F9−4 –Lower lock switch is not correct.............................
F9−5 –Lower unlock switch is not correct.........................
F9−6 – Control does not see lower door lock ...................
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