Question about GE JBP65 Electric Kitchen Range
Our Westinghouse EW100SD oven has malfunctioned. It no longer operates on Bake or Fan Bake, there is no heat coming from the bottom element. Our unit has had 3 years of domestic use. The manual talks about a fuse however I can find no fuse after removing the top and back covers. I can see no signs of scorching or overheating in any of the wiring leading from the controls to the elements.
Can you please advise us?
We live in a remote location and casn not get service personel out to our place without spending a fortune on call out fees.
Sir, I think the top oelement is for broiling ONLY. It should not turn on when baking. The clicking may be the oven heating up.
How far apart were the oven temp instrument and the digital?
Don't expect them to match...they are inaccurate.
1. Heat water until it boils. Place digital therm in boiling water until it comes up to 212deg. If it is not at 212 in boiling water, record the error.(this gives a rough calibration to the digital)
2 Turn on oven, set to 350 deg, place digital therm on rack. Wait until oven reaches 350 (on stove) and read the digital. Note the difference between the two
Posted on Mar 30, 2008
Take the 2 screws out of the back wall of the oven (inside) holding the element on. Then pull the element out and it will expose the wires and terminals (2). Unplug the 2 wires and plug them on the new element and mount the element back in the oven and your fixed. (make sure to turn the power off to the oven before you start unpluging wires.
Posted on Nov 21, 2008
SOURCE: Bake Element
Please be careful - Be sure to remove all power from the unit.
The Black wires that go to the elements are not grounded, they have 115VAC on them so use great care.
This is what my JBP90 looks like viewed from the rear:
Top Element (Broil) has 2 wires - 1 BLACK on left, 1 RED on right
Center Element(Convection) has 3 wires - 2 BLACK on left, 1 BLUE on right
Bottom Element (Bake) has 3 wires - 2 BLACK on left, 1 Yellow on right
Posted on Nov 22, 2008
I would be looking at the bake relay on teh coven control board. Using a voltage meter test the output voltage when energizing the bake feature. Be sure to remove the bake element wire coming from the bake element to the control. Test this terminal without the bake element wire attached. From the terminal with one meter probe to the neutral on the terminal block (where your cord attaches to), you should read 110 volts when energized and 0 voltge when shut off. What are you reading? If I can help further, I am here.....
Waiting to hear from you,
Posted on Feb 15, 2009
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