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Maytag CWE550 double oven. Tried replacing broiler element without disconnecting power first. There was an electrical pop now unit is dead. Is there a fuse or a reset? Or did I fry something?

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It's either the switch that supplys power to the broiler element or it's the element itself (probably the element itself). I'd go after that first as it's not that expensive.

It's not a thermostat because if it was, the bake element wouldn't work either. The broiler element is not supposed to come on except when in the broil mode or cleaning mode.

Posted on Mar 14, 2008

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Go to google and type in model and IOM and it should give you what you need. Replacing the element should not be hard. Just disconnect the power first. My main concern is that you said the oven won't turn off. You may have a control switch problem. Did the element melt at the terminals or in the middle of the element itself?

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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SOURCE: maytag electric oven - MER5770AAQ. lower heating element not work

Hi, Unplug the oven and remove the element to test it. Check the element and see if there is continuity. If the element is open, replace it. It can be bad even tho it doesn't appear bad.

I hope this helps you.

Vic

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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Hi, Most wall ovens are hard wired to a 30/40/50 Amp 220V-AC circuit. Please refer to the installation instructions that are provided with the unit for all the specs and dimensional details for installing the wiring junction box.

The best thing you can do is to provide an extra 5-6' of the appropriate sized gauge wire at the oven location, so the installing electrician can have enough to properly connect and locate the junction box or directly connect to the wall oven's built in junction box.

If you don't have the installation instructions, please contact Maytag at the following link to obtain a free installation guide for your particular oven.

http://www.maytag.com/support/manuals_literature.jsp

You can also contact them by phone, as your model appears to be an older model, from what I could determine with the partial model number.

Maytag customer support can be reached by calling them toll free at 1-866-616-2601

Hope you find this Very Helpful and best regards!

Posted on Dec 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Bottom electric heat element in wall over does not work

replace control

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Reseating the Element The broiler is heated using an electric element which should be clipped in to the top of the broiler enclosure. If this has come loose then it might not be making contact with the necessary terminals. Try to reseat the terminal but before doing so you must ensure that the electricity is turned off.
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Hi, Unplug the oven and remove the element to test it. Check the element and see if there is continuity. If the element is open, replace it. It can be bad even tho it doesn't appear bad.

I hope this helps you.

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