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The baking element was bad in my Amana AER5735QAB so I ordered a new one. We took out the baking element and the two wires were exposed for the element. The red one rested inside of the metal part of the stove and welded itself right to the metal. Hubby pried the wire loose and hooked it back up to the baking element and it does not work. He heard a pop sound behind oven when he did this. What could the problem be now? Thanks in advance, Tammi

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A blown fuse

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It has a bad oven igniter.

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check the socket assembly.remember Before repairs or testing can begin you must disconnect the electricity at the fuse panel, at the circuit breaker panel, or by pulling the plug. Make sure the power is off before proceeding. ! check the switch Usually the switch will be either on the control panel or inset into the oven door opening. Now you need to gain access to the back of the switch in order to test it. Check your range's operating manual for access and mounting details. Most switches are push-in types, and you can carefully pry them out from their location with a thin-bladed screwdriver.

  1. Once you have gained access to the switch, label and disconnect the wires from the switch's terminals Set your VOM to ohmmeter function and set the range to R X 1. Touch a test lead to each of the two terminals on the switch.
  2. If the contacts of the switch do not make contact in either on or off positions, there will be no continuity in either position. If the switch is shorted, there will be continuity in both positions. In both cases, the switch is defective and must be replaced.
  3. Carefully replace the wires to the correct terminals of the new switch. Now install the new switch in its mounting position. hope this helps. pls appreciate by rating as fixyaa

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amana oven does not comeon

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SOURCE: Amana stove, oven igniter works but oven wont light

although the bake ignitor appears to be glowing, it probably does not glow with the intensity it needs to open the safety valve assy, VERY common problem, go aheadand replace the ignitor, this will correct your issue

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Replace the glow bar ignitor.

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Although I am not an appliance repairman, I have an extensive background in repairing a variety of electrical/electronic equipment.

It helps to understand the physics at work in the oven...heat. The heating element gets very hot, turning to a red glow during the cooking process. Metal, such as copper wiring, expands when heated. Screw terminations near the heating element would work loose (due to the heating and cooling cycles) over time and begin to arc, which would eventually destroy the connection. Therefore, the wiring is probably crimped on to the heating element.

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Oven Bake elements are relatively easy to replace but there are extra precautions that need to be taken. Do not touch, reposition, or remove element without unplugging the appliance. On some ranges there is always L2-120V that is live - not switched in but there constantly. If you happen to touch the element, if it's broken, you can become enlightened very quickly.

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1) The bake element is defective. You can remove it and check it with an ohm meter. A good one would be roughly 20 to 40 ohms, a bad element has high (or very high) resistance.

2) The oven thermostat. It controls both the bake and broil elements, but has seperate control circuits (contacts) for each. The bake element is used most and most likely to fail. You *can* check for voltage while its operating, but if you aren't sure of what you're doing its an unnecessary danger. If you eliminate the element (#1 above) and the wiring (#3 below) then the thermostat is what you have to replace.

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