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The bottom element just keeps on heating the oven until I get the F1-2 error.

I have a Maytag MER6872 BAB electric range. The bottom heating element was not getting power, the element is fine. So, I replaced the control panel. Now I get power to the bottom element and it heats up, but the element does not turn off when the the cook temperture is reached. I still get the beep to indicate the desired teperature has been reached, but the element just keeps on heating the oven until I get the F1-2 error.

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Check the way you connected all of the wires to the back of the switch

Posted on Jul 11, 2017

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SOURCE: Maytag Gemini electric oven

Well my friend these type ovens have eyes and sensers. It could be that you left something on the sensor when you were cleaning it. That is if it is not self cleaning. Self cleaning gets real hot and could affect your appliance in some way. It shouldn't but it might.

Posted on Aug 07, 2007

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SOURCE: Maytag MER6772 - Oven bake element not working even after replacing it.

To find service information for your Maytag Model go tothis link
http://www.servicematters.com/
When on this site, click on Maytag Historical Service Library.
Then click on Maytag Service Library.
Click on term and conditions
Click on Literatur by Model
Enter Modle number MER 6772
Clck go
You will be able to print or download the service manual for your model

Your problem may be the bake relay on the clock or wiring.

Posted on Feb 09, 2008

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SOURCE: electric oven does not heat up enough

I had the same problem before the warranty expired. The heating element had exploded and there was white powder all over the inside of the oven. They replaced the heating element and it works as it should, however, this oven has never baked right. It gets hotter on the right hand side than it does the left and I have to constantly watch whatever I bake. I'm not very happy with this oven.

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

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SOURCE: I get an "F1" code on my Maytag range.

you need a new temperature probe. its usually located in the upper left hand corner in the rear of the oven.

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag Gemini oven glass door panels impossible to clean

We had an ugly spill of hot grease/water from a roast, and lots of it ran right into the vent holes on our oven door, covering various layers of glass and other parts inside the door. Yuck. Thankfully we found this site!

"fixetheoven" was certainly on the right track, but missed a key step that makes this job much, much easier. (Maybe they had a few too many sips of wine during the process?! :-)

Anyway, the key to make the job easy, and do-able by one person, is to pull the door off the hinges before starting to remove any screws! Here's how we did it:

1. Open the door about four inches or so, it will stay in place. Hold the door at the sides and lift it up, sliding it right off of the hinges! Now lay it carefully face up on a table so you have easy access to the screws, and no danger of the glass dropping out of the bottom of the door (as apparently happened to "fixedtheoven".)
2. Remove the two screws that hold the panel on one side of the door. (One screw is halfway up the side panel, the other is on the bottom edge of the door.)
3. Slide the panel off, paying close attention to how it fits into place so you can return it to its original position later!
4. Remove the two screws that hold the panel on the other side of the door, and slide that panel out as well.
5. Remove the three screws that hold the panel across the bottom edge of the door, and remove that panel.
6. Now you can slide the front glass out from under the top edge of the door.
7. Clean the front glass, the side panels, and the bottom panel, as needed.
8. There will be another layer of glass inside the door. If it needs cleaning on the underside, remove the screws from one of the metal brackets that hold the glass in place. You can then slide this piece of glass out from the metal bracket at the other side.
9. After cleaning everything, reassemble the door by reversing the above steps.
10. Lift the door by the sides and carefully slide it back into place on the hinges. Be sure it is properly in place and being held there before you let go!!
11. Now go pour that glass of wine and sip to your heart's content, while admiring how clean your oven door is!

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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