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Tappan oven won't come on

Model TEF362BBBA electric range The glasstop burners all work, but the oven won't come on. The small "locked" indicator on the top panel blinks red every minute or so, but the door is not locked. If I set the oven to clean - which should lock the door, correct? - the oven still does not come on, and the blue LCD indicators say "door".

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Follow this steps and fix it.God bless you
Power Cord
If the power cord fails you still may have the control portion working but no bake or some other functions. The reason this happens is the oven takes in 220 volts then splits that to 2 110 lines. Some for the controls, lights, bake and broils elements, and stove top. If your cord has failed on one half of the 220 line or the terminal block were the wires are connected may have melted or failed. You may need to replace the power cord and terminal block.

Heating Element
This is usually the problem. To Check this first turn oven on to a bake setting,say @350, check to see if element glows, if not shut oven off. If it is warm but does not glow it is getting power and the elements need to replaces. If it does not get warm remove the element and check to see if it is getting power if it does get power replace the element. No power it is the main control that has failed. Check element for continuity, if none replace.

Temperature Sensor
This is a long thin tube like part located usually in the top rear of the oven. It is held in by 2 screws. This can easily be removed by removing the 2 screws and carefully pulling it out. Usually there will be wires connected and insulation so you will need to work it out. Then unplug the connector and check with an ohmeter. It Should have around 1000-1100 ohms if not replace sensor. Some will have a thin capillary tube attached in this case the problem will be in the control attached to this tube.

Main Control
This can cause your oven not to heat. Sometimes the oven relay gets burned out, when this happens the control is unable to send power to the bake element. There will usually be separate relays for bake and broil if you have 2 different elements. If your heating element gets no power replace the control. If your control does not respond at all check to if youhave power entering the control. If you do and it does not respond replace control board No power to the control Check or replace the power cord .

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SOURCE: Tappan electric range door locked

Check the door lock switch/solenoids. You'll have to unplug the range/stove. Remove the solenoid and check to see if it has continuity or if the solenoids are stuck.
You also might have luck resetting the clean cycle. Even though the lock is engaged, try to open the oven door a little. Start the clean cycle, then cancel it.

Posted on Dec 13, 2007

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SOURCE: frigidaire oven door locked

SOME RANGES ARE DESIGNED TO LOCK IF THE CONTROL SENSES A TEMPERATURE EXTREME. IF THERE IS A FAILURE OF THE SENSOR THAT MAKES THE CONTROL THINK THE TEMP IS UP, IT WILL LOCK THE DOOR TO PREVENT INJURY. REMOVE THE BACK PANEL AND FIND THE OVEN SENSOR LEADS COMING OUT THE BACK OF THE OVEN. DISCONNECT THE SENSOR AND CHECK THE RESISTANCE. AT ROOM TEMP IT SHOULD BE SOMEWHERE AROUND 1084 OHMS. IF IT IS NOT CLOSE,
THE SENSOR IS BAD. PLUG IN A NEW SENSOR AT THAT CONNECTOR AND THE DOOR SHOULD UNLOCK. THEN GET INSIDE THE OVEN, REMOVE THE OLD SENSOR, AND REPLACE IT WITH THE ONE PLUGGED IN.

Posted on Apr 04, 2008

SOURCE: Electric range burners and oven

check the power behind the stove, the outlet for 220 volts, i just fix one with the same problem, it was getting 110 volts but not the 220 volts. so there was nothing wrong with the stove but with the power source.when the stove indicator lights work and the clock, it means that only 110 volts are coming to the stove.

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SOURCE: frigidaire electric range digital display light stuck on

Try turning the power off to the appliance for several minutes or un plugging it.

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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Hi,


If your electric oven is taking too long to heat or just not heating up right, then check out this tip that will give more detail about your problem.

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