Question about Frigidaire Ovens
Posted by Anonymous on
The bake element
is the heating element that is found at the bottom of the oven. Most electric ovens use both the bake element and the broil element in a bake cycle, with the bake element performing 90% of the heating. If the bake element isn't working, the oven may not heat. To help determine if the bake element is defective you should first do a visual check. If the element is blistered or separated then it should be replaced. If the element appears to look normal, then turn the oven on to a bake function for a minute and then turn it off.
Check the element for signs of heating and if it is still cold then it may be defective. Disconnect the power and then remove the back panel. First check the wires as they may have become loose or corroded. If the element appears to be fine visually, test it for continuity with a multi-meter. ( by placing the each of the meter prongs on each end of the heater element connectors) If the element is burned or no longer has continuity, it will need to be replaced.
The oven safety valve
(also called the gas valve) is the part that ensures that gas is not released until the igniter has reached the correct temperature needed to ignite the gas. While this part can fail, it is uncommon. If the hot surface igniter does not glow you should first verify that you have voltage to the circuit. This is a live voltage check and should be performed by a qualified person. If voltage is lost at the valve terminals then you should verify the continuity of the bi-metal in the valve using a multi-meter.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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.
Posted on Dec 21, 2008
Don't worry! Your element probably blew out. It's no big deal. It happens. Call us for parts. 9728590929. It's really a simple repair, probably one of the easiest to do. Hope this helps!
Posted on Aug 24, 2009
SOURCE: My Frigidaire es300 gas range
To Set or Change the Temperature for Baking
The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170°F to 550°F (77°C to 287°C).
To Set the Controls for Baking:
1. Press "Bake" key. "— — —" appears in the display.
2. Within 5 seconds, press the up or down arrow . The display will show "350°F (177°C)." By pressing and holding the up or down arrow, the temperature can then be adjusted in 5°F increments (1°C if the control is set to display Celsius).
3. As soon as the up or down arrow pad is released, the oven will begin heating to the selected temperature. When the
displayed temperature reaches the desired baking temperature, the preheat indicator light will turn OFF and the control
will beep 3 times.
4. To cancel baking, press "Clear/Off".
To Change the Oven Temperature after Baking has Started:
1. Press and make sure the bake temperature is displayed.
2. Press the or pad to increase or decrease the set temperature.
To Set Control for Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving
The oven control has a built-in 12 Hour Energy Saving feature that will shut off the oven if the control is left on for more than
11 hours and 59 minutes. The oven can be programmed to override this feature for continuous baking.
To set control for continuous baking:
1. Press and hold "Timer On/Off" down for 5 seconds until tone is heard, " — — hr" will appear in display for continuous cooking.
The current time of day will return to the display.
2. To cancel the Continuous Bake function, press "Timer On/Off" and hold for 5 seconds until tone is heard. "12hr" will appear in
display indicating that the control has returned to the 12 Hour Energy Saving feature.
Posted on Jan 25, 2010
Error F10 appears due to a faulty oven temperature sensor or faulty wiring on the oven temperature sensor. F10 indicates that the control detects a runaway temperature in the oven. If this error is appearing when the oven is at high temperatures then it is due to a faulty relay on the electronic control board. If this fault code appears when the oven is at room temperature, then the failure points to a failed oven temperature sensor probe circuit or a bad electronic oven control board.
To check this you’ll need to use a multimeter, the resistance of temperature sensor should be around 1100-1200 ohms. If it is above 2000 ohms then the sensor has turned bad. However, if the reading is between the specified range then check the wiring harness connection directly at the electronic oven control board (with the range still unplugged). If the wiring is perfect then you would need to replace the electronic control board. Hope this helps... If it does please do not forget to accept the solution or post back for assistance.
Posted on Sep 13, 2010
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If you are referring to the bake element, but the broil element works then you would need to just replace the bake element. If both your bake and broil element does not work, then there might be a problem with the wiring communication. However, if the oven does not bake and/or broil but the cook top works, contact a professional to have the EOC (electronic oven control) diagnosed.
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