Question about Kitchen Ranges

1 Answer

Frigidaire electric range

I have an electric range that I purchased in 2003 that made a loud pop and flash last night during baking. After the stove popped the lights went out and I could not bake or cook anymore. Does anyone know what could be the problem and how to fix it?


Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.


    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,314 Answers
Re: Frigidaire electric range

Ok cory it sounds to me like your bake element burned in two looks like someone is running an electric welder when that happens more than likely you breaker tripped open your oven door and look at the bake and broil elements see if that's the case then reply but don't rate me till were done please

Posted on Jan 11, 2008

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My frigidaire stove made a loud pop while oven was on and then lost power....stove top elements working stove clock not working tested fuse, and changed it still not working

Thank you for your post, friend!

I understand that your Frigidaire range made a loud pop while in operation and lost power. I noticed you stated that the stove top is working and you have changed out the control board but the oven is not working. It could be a possibility that your terminal block or wiring harness has shorted. I would recommend contacting a professional technician to come out and perform a diagnosis and repair on your range. This will help to avoid any unnecessary part purchases. I hope this information is helpful. -Matt

Feb 24, 2015 | Frigidaire Kitchen Ranges

1 Answer

Loud pop from Range, stove top still works

The pop was a shorted wire.
The short drew sudden over-amp at breaker.
Amps = heat.
Breaker senses heat and trips before wire to oven is damaged, and before the arcing short can cause a fire.
Was the short at the element?
I don't know, but sounds like the circuit board was damaged.
Of course they are putting electronics inside all appliances today instead of old mechanical dial, because it's cheaper or so much prettier... but new appliances more vulnerable to surge, and other electrical failures. Which is true for all 240V appliances not protected by whole house surge protector.
To test element.
Remove element.
Use a continuity tester across the element connections.
If there is continuity, then the element is probably functional.
Use a multimeter across same element, set multimeter to read ohms.
240 Volt, 3500 watt element should be about 16 ohms.
4500 watt about 12-13 ohms
Volts squared divided by watts = ohms
57,600 divided by 4500 watt = 12.8 ohms

I would guess that the short fried the circuit board, but there is a also a shorted wire somewhere that is still bare and dangerous while power is ON and you are touching oven or stove, unless 240V breaker is GFCI or arc fault, which probably not. Especially dangerous if you are moving stuff around trying to find problem while power is ON.

Nov 19, 2013 | Frigidaire FEF366 Electric Kitchen Range

1 Answer

Loud pop and light behind stove. Stove top works, oven does not.

Good Morning Stephanie - Typically you may locate the model and serial number in the storage drawer, on the right side. Based on the symptoms you are describing, you may either have a communication error from the main control board or a faulty bake and/or broiler element. If resetting the unit did not solved the issue, at this point I would personally contact a professional to accurately diagnose the range to determine the root cause to reduce the risk of unnecessary parts.

May 26, 2013 | Frigidaire FEF316 Electric Kitchen Range

1 Answer

My stove self cleaning light keep blinking and it will not bake. I have tried unpluging it from the wall.

check the bake element it most likley burnt out ..unplug range ..remove oven racks ..look at element with flash light to see if it broken burnt..if it is ..remove the 2 screws at the hing ..pull element out ..remove wires will need model#an serial # to purchase call local appliance store for element ..or the local used appliance repair shop may have one cheap..let me know ..good luck/joe/

Aug 27, 2010 | Frigidaire FEF352 Electric Kitchen Range

1 Answer

Loud pop when I was baking with the oven on Convection bake

Did you resolve the problem with your stove.

Mine just did the same thing.

Jun 22, 2009 | Electrolux Kitchen Ranges

1 Answer

Yesterday I heard a loud pop from inside the stove. Frigidaire smooth top professional series just about 5 years old. Looked inside and my parchment paper had caught on fire which had never happned before...

Is this an oven or the cook top?

A blown oven element is possible. You may still be able to bake but the oven will seem to take forever to warm up. An easy check would be to crank the heat up full bore and put your hand near the top then the bottom. You should feel more intense heat the nearer you get to a working element.

May 08, 2009 | Kitchen Ranges

1 Answer

Frigidaire Range control panel DEAD

We tested the EOC and it will indeed need a replacement. Also, just a couple weeks prior we ran the "clean" mode on the oven as did another poster who experienced the "pop" and loss of the control board/oven function, but still had stove top function.

Dec 16, 2008 | Frigidaire FEF366EC 30" Freestanding...

1 Answer

Stove beeping

You have a fault in the range electrical system


Range/Stove/Oven Fault Codes Version 3 Failure
Condition Check/Repair F0 & F1 EOC (Electronic Oven Control) failure Replace EOC (Electronic Oven Control)

Jun 04, 2008 | Frigidaire FEF376 Electric Kitchen Range

2 Answers

Frigidaire Electric Slide-in Range - Oven Flash

Richard, sounds like you did all the pretests. You'll need a new display panel. When you work on it, be sure to cut the power.

Dec 13, 2007 | Frigidaire FES367 Electric Kitchen Range

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kitchen Ranges Logo

Related Topics:

580 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kitchen Ranges Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8147 Answers

Barrett Palumbo
Barrett Palumbo

Level 2 Expert

1772 Answers

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Are you a Kitchen Range Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides