Admiral Oven Element [How To, Issues & Proven Solutions]

If your Admiral oven element is not working or you would like to know how to test it, you are in the right place. In this article, we will look at Admiral oven element problems and how to fix them.

Admiral Oven Element Not Working — Causes And Solutions

Below, we have listed the possible reasons why your Admiral oven element is not working and what to do about them.

1. Bake Element

If your Admiral oven element is not working, it is probably because it is worn out. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to test and replace your Admiral oven element…

Step 1: First, shut off the oven’s power supply by disconnecting the power cord from the outlet or switching off the circuit breaker.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: There are two racks in the oven. Take out the racks for easier removal of the bake element.

Step 4: Set the racks aside.

Step 5: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 6: The bake element is held in place with two screws. These two screws are located on the lower back wall of the oven. Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the two screws.

Step 7: Go to the oven’s rear.

Step 8: Using the same screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the lower rear access panel of the oven in place.

Step 9: Set the access panel aside.

Step 10: Disconnect the wires from the terminals of the bake element.

Step 11: Take the bake element out of the oven.

Step 12: Test the bake element for continuity using a multimeter. If the multimeter doesn’t show a reading when you do this, the bake element doesn’t have continuity. This means that it is faulty and should be replaced.

Step 13: Get a new Admiral oven element.

Step 14: Position the element in the oven.

Step 15: Hold the element in place with the two screws.

Step 16: Go to the oven’s rear.

Step 17: Connect the wires to the terminals of the new bake element.

Step 18: Reposition the oven’s rear access panel.

Step 19: Secure the panel with the screws.

Step 20: Return the two racks to the oven.

Step 21: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 22: Turn on the power to the oven by plugging the cord back in or switching on the circuit breaker.

If you would like a visual of how to replace an Admiral oven bake element, watch the video below.

2. Wires

If your Admiral oven element isn’t faulty but it won’t work, you should check the wires next. Take off the back panel and inspect the wires connected to the terminals of your Admiral oven element. If there are any burns or cuts on the wires, they may be the cause of the problem. Contact a technician to replace the wires.

3. Control Board

A faulty control board is the last possible reason why your Admiral oven element won’t work. If you have checked both the element and wires but they are still good, the control board should be replaced. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the control board in your Admiral oven…

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Step 1: Disconnect the oven’s power by disconnecting the power cord from the outlet or switching off the circuit breaker. Also shut off the gas supply if your Admiral oven uses it.

Step 2: Next, get a Philips head screwdriver and go to the oven’s rear.

Step 3: Use the screwdriver to unscrew the upper rear access panel of your Admiral oven.

Step 4: Set the access panel aside.

Step 5: Take a picture of the control board. This will help you remember where each wire goes.

Step 6: Disconnect the wires from the control board.

Step 7: The control board is held in place with two screws, take them out using the Philips head screwdriver. The screws are on the sides of the board.

Step 8: Remove the board.

Step 9: Get a new electronic control board.

Step 10: Position the new board on the oven’s rear and hold it in place using the two Philips head screws.

Step 11: Connect the wires to the new board. Use the picture you took for reference to ensure that each wire goes to the right place.

Step 12: Reposition the upper rear access panel.

Step 13: Hold the panel in place with the screws.

Step 14: Turn on the gas supply.

Step 15: Plug the oven’s power cord back in or switch the circuit breaker on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the the control board in an Admiral oven.

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Admiral Oven Broil Element — Causes And Solutions

Below, we talk about the possible reasons why your Admiral oven broil element is not working and what to do about them.

1. Broil Element

If your Admiral oven broil element is not working, it is most likely faulty. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the broil element in your Admiral oven…

Step 1: Switch off the oven’s circuit breaker or unplug the power cord for safety.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: There are two racks in the oven. Take the racks out of the oven and set them aside.

Step 4: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 5: Use the Philips head screwdriver to take out the two screws on the top wall of the oven interior. These screws hold the broil element in place.

Step 6: Take out the other two screws on the upper back wall which hold the broil element in place.

Step 7: If your oven is installed to a cabinet, you will need to uninstall it. Take out the screws on the sides of the oven’s front frame using a Philips head screwdriver.

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Step 8: Lift the oven out of the cabinet.

Step 9: Set the oven on a sturdy surface.

Step 10: Go to the oven’s rear.

Step 11: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven’s rear access panel in place.

Step 12: Lift the access panel off and set it aside.

Step 13: You will see the broil element’s terminals on oven’s upper rear. Disconnect the wires from the terminals of the broil element.

Step 14: Remove the element from the oven.

Step 15: Test the element for continuity using a multimeter. If the broil element doesn’t have continuity, it should be replaced.

Step 16: Get a new broil Admiral oven element

Step 17: Install your new Admiral oven element and return the screws on the back wall which secure it.

Step 18: Go to the oven’s rear.

Step 19: Connect the wires to the terminals of the new element.

Step 20: Reposition the oven’s rear panel.

Step 21: Hold the panel in place with the Philips head screws.

Step 22: Lift the oven back into the cabinet.

Step 23: Secure the sides of the oven to the cabinet using the Philips head screws.

Step 24: Return the screws on the top wall of the oven which hold the broil element in place.

Step 25: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 26: Shut the door.

Step 27: Switch the circuit breaker back on or plug the power cord back into the outlet.

If you would like a visual of how to replace your broil Admiral oven element, watch the video below.

2. Wires

If your broil Admiral oven element is not faulty but it won’t work, the next thing to check is its wires. Remove the oven’s back panel to gain access to the wires. You will need to take out the Philips head screws to do this. Look closely at the wires. If you see any cuts or burns on the wires, they may be the cause of the problem. Contact a technician to replace the wires.

3. Thermostat

The thermostat monitors the temperature of the broil element. If the thermostat fails, the broil element won’t work. Note that not all ovens use thermostats. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the thermostat in your Admiral oven…

Step 1: Locate the circuit breaker of your Admiral oven and switch it off for safety.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: You will need to uninstall the oven door. To do this, first flip the latches on the hinges forward to release the door. You may need a flat blade screwdriver to do this.

Step 4: Close the door till you feel it stop.

Step 5: Grip the sides of the oven door, tilt it in, and remove it.

Step 6: Set the door on a sturdy surface lined with a cloth.

Step 7: Next, you will need to uninstall the oven from the cabinet. Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven to the cabinet.

Step 8: Lift the oven out of the cabinet.

Step 9: Place the oven a sturdy surface.

Step 10: Take out the screws which hold the top and rear panels of the oven in place.

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Step 11: Lift the panels off and set them aside.

Step 12: The thermostat is behind the temperature control knob. Pull the knob off.

Step 13: Take out the two Philips head screws which hold the thermostat in place.

Step 14: Sometimes, the thermostat is attached to a selector switch. If yours is, pull it off.

Step 15: Note where each wire goes on the thermostat by taking a picture.

Step 16: Use a pair of needle nose pliers to disconnect the wires from the thermostat.

Step 17: Slide out the racks in the oven and set aside.

Step 18: The thermostat’s sensing rod is located on the upper back wall of the oven’s interior. Lift the thermostat’s sensing rod off the clips.

Step 19: Pass the rod out through the hole in the oven.

Step 20: Fully remove the thermostat and get a new one.

Step 21: Pass the sensing rod of the new thermostat into the oven.

Step 22: Position the rod on the clips.

Step 23: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 24: Connect the wires to the new thermostat making sure that each one goes to the right place.

Step 25: Push the new thermostat onto the selector switch if your oven has one.

Step 26: Position the thermostat on the front panel and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 27: Push the control knob onto the shaft of the thermostat.

Step 28: Reposition the top and rear panels of the oven.

Step 29: Hold the panels in place with the screws.

Step 30: Lift the oven back into the cabinet.

Step 31: Hold the sides of the cabinet to the oven with the screws.

Step 32: Lift the door up and insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 33: Open the oven door completely.

Step 34: Flip the hinge latches back to hold the door in place.

Step 35: Shut the oven door.

Step 36: Switch the circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the thermostat in your oven.

4. Control Board

If the components above aren’t faulty but your broil Admiral oven element won’t work, the control board is faulty. The control board sends voltage to the broil element. If the broil element doesn’t receive voltage it won’t work. Read the “Admiral Oven Element Not Working” section above to replace the control board in your Admiral oven.

How To Test Admiral Oven Element

Below, we show you how to test your Admiral oven element…

Step 1: Get a multimeter.

Step 2: Turn the dial of the multimeter to the lowest setting for ohms.

Step 3: If you are using an analog multimeter, calibrate it by touching the two probes together while adjusting the needle on the display to 0.

Step 4: Isolate the bake element from the oven for a more accurate reading.

Step 5: Touch the probes of the multimeter to the bake element’s terminals.

Step 6: Look at the display of the multimeter. If you don’t see a reading when you do this, the element is faulty. Read the “Admiral Oven Element Not Working” section above to replace the bake element in your Admiral oven. However, if you see a reading, the element is still good.

The steps above for testing an Admiral oven element also work for a broil element.

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