Question about Frigidaire Kitchen Ranges
My range was doing just fine the other day and suddenly it stopped working. The clock was black and all the eyes were not working. Strange thing however, when you turn on one of the eyes, the oven beeps and the clock lights up and the oven controls seems to work, but they don't.
Your help would be appreciated.
Connect an ohmmeter across the terminals and advance the timer to see if the switches
are opening and closing OK. If not or the motor doesn't run - replace the timer. Since the burner is
inside the oven, you cannot immediately see if it has ignited. Different manufacturers have designed
different methods of keeping the gas safety valve closed, until ignition is guaranteed. The oven
thermostat valve is set by hand to control the oven temperature. In some types of systems, the
thermostat is not a valve at all, but an electrical switch that opens and closes by oven temperature.
The gas safety valve prevents gas from flowing to the burner until ignition is assured. If it has an
electrical thermostat, it cycles the safety valve. On and off as long as there is ignition.
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Posted on Jul 29, 2008
WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOUR RANGE / STOVE / OVEN?
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There's an error code on the digital display
It's stopped completely
It won't bake
It bakes poorly
It won't broil
A burner doesn't work
A burner works only intermittently
I can't adjust the burner temperature
It won't bake or broil
The clock stopped
The temperature is wrong
The oven light doesn't work
There's a self-cleaning problem
The oven door won't close
An indicator light doesn't work correctly
The oven is hot on the outside
I see sparks!
The drip pans need replacing
Posted on Jul 29, 2008
Microwave door switches are simple on/off devices that keep the microwave from running when the door is open. Microwave door switches are usually black and are about an inch long. They have metal terminals on the end that make contact with the door hook or latch. This completes the circuit which allows the microwave oven to run. Without this contact, the microwave will not operate. Check the door hooks and the door-release. If one of these is faulty, the door switch won't activate, and the oven won’t work. If you suspect that the thermal fuse has blown, call a professional appliance repair person. Even an unplugged microwave oven can kill or seriously injure someone. This is because there is a high energy capacitor inside the microwave oven case. If it is not discharged properly, you could be electrocuted.
Posted on Jul 29, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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