Estate Oven Is Not Working [How To Fix]

If your Estate oven is not working, you are in the right place. In this article, we will look at the possible causes of this problem and show you how to fix it.

Estate Oven Is Not Working — How To Fix

Below, we look at the possible reasons why your electric Estate oven or gas Estate oven is not working.

Estate Electric Oven Is Not Working — Causes And Solutions

Below, we have listed the possible reasons why your Estate electric oven is not working and how to fix them.

1. Bake Element

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

Step 1: As always, make sure to disconnect the power to your Estate oven by unplugging the cord from the outlet. You will need to pull the oven away from the wall to do this.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 4: Pull the racks out of the oven and set them aside.

Step 5: Now, use the Philips screwdriver to unscrew the oven’s bottom panel. There are two screws holding the panel.

Step 6: Insert your hands into the slots in the oven’s bottom panel and lift it out of the oven.

Step 7: Using the Philips screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the bake element to the oven. There is one screw at the back and two on the bake element itself.

Step 8: Carefully pull the element towards yourself.

Step 9: Now, get a pair of needle nose pliers.

Step 10: Use the pair of pliers to disconnect the wires from the bake element. Make sure the wires don’t fall through the oven’s back wall when you disconnect.

Step 11: Test the bake element for continuity using a multimeter. If the multimeter doesn’t show a reading, it’s faulty and should be replaced.

Step 12: Get a new bake element for your Estate oven.

Step 13: Take the new element to the oven and connect the wires to the terminals.

Step 14: Hold the element in place with the three screws.

Step 15: Reposition the bottom panel in the oven and secure it using the two screws.

Step 16: Slide the two racks back into the oven.

Step 17: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 18: Plug the cord back into the outlet and push the oven back to the wall.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the bake element in an Estate oven.

If your Estate oven doesn’t use a hidden bake element, the steps above won’t work. Read this article: Estate Oven Element [How To, Issues & Proven Solutions] to learn how to replace the element in your Estate oven.

2. Wires

If your Estate oven is not working but the element isn’t faulty, you should check the wires next. Disconnect the oven’s power and take off the back panel. Make sure that the wires are tightly connected to the terminals of the bake element. Inspect the wires for any cuts or burns. If the wires appear damaged in any way, contact a technician to fix or replace them.

3. Thermal Fuse

The thermal fuse usually fails after a power outage or when the oven gets extremely hot. When the thermal fuse fails, the oven won’t work. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the thermal fuse in your Estate oven…

Step 1: First, make sure to disconnect the oven’s power by unplugging the cord from the outlet. You will need to pull the oven away from the wall to do this.

Step 2: Next, get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 3: Use the Philips head screwdriver to unscrew the oven’s rear access panel.

Step 4: Lift the access panel off the oven and set it aside.

Step 5: The thermal fuse is held in place with one screw. Take out these screw using the Philips head screwdriver.

Step 6: Note where each wire connects to on the thermal fuse.

Step 7: Disconnect the wires from the thermal fuse. If the wires are difficult to disconnect, you could use a pair of needle nose pliers.

Step 8: Test the thermal fuse for continuity using a multimeter. If the multimeter doesn’t show a reading, the thermal fuse is faulty.

Step 9: Get a new thermal fuse for your Estate oven.

Step 10: Connect the wires to the terminals of the new thermal fuse. Make sure that each wire goes to the right place.

Step 11: Position the thermal fuse on the oven’s rear and hold it in place with the screw.

Step 12: Reposition the rear panel on the oven and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 13: Reconnect the power to the oven by plugging the power cord back into the outlet.

Step 14: Return the oven to its usual position.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the thermal fuse in an Estate oven.

4. Control Board

A control board is the last possible reason why your Estate oven is not working. When the user selects the bake function, the control board sends voltage to the bake element. Once the element receives the voltage, it turns on and starts to heat. If the control board fails, it won’t send voltage to the bake element. Read this article: Estate Oven Control [Issues & Proven Solutions] to learn how to replace the control board in your Estate oven.

Estate Gas Oven Is Not Working — Causes And Solutions

Below, we talk about the possible reasons why your Estate oven is not working and show you how to fix them.

1. Igniter

If your Estate gas oven is not working, the igniter is most likely faulty. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the igniter in your Estate oven…

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Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet. You will need to pull the oven away from the wall to access the power cord. Also make sure to shut off the gas supply.

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

Step 3: Use the Philips screwdriver to unscrew the cover on the lower right side of the oven’s rear.

Step 4: Set the cover aside.

Step 5: Disconnect the red wire plug from the igniter wire plug.

Step 6: Open the door of the oven.

Step 7: Flip the latch on each door hinge forward. If the latches are difficult to flip, use a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 8: Close the door till it stops moving.

Step 9: Grip the sides of the door and lift it off the oven.

Step 10: Place the door assembly on a sturdy cloth lined surface.

Step 11: Pull out the two racks in the oven and set them aside.

Step 12: If there are any screws on the oven’s bottom panel, take them out using the Philips screwdriver.

Step 13: Insert your hands into the slots in the bottom panel and lift it out of the panel.

Step 14: If there is a heat shield covering the igniter, take out the screws which hold it in place.

Step 15: Lift the shield out of the oven.

Step 16: Take out the screw at the front of the burner tube assembly which secures it.

Step 17: Lift the burner tube assembly out of the oven.

Step 18: Using a 5/16th inch nut driver or socket, unscrew the igniter from the burner tube.

Step 19: Get a multimeter and turn the dial to the lowest setting for ohms.

Step 20: Touch the two multimeter probes to the pins in the igniter’s wire plug. If you don’t see a reading on the multimeter when you do this, the igniter is faulty.

Step 21: Get a new igniter for your Estate oven.

Step 22: Position the new igniter on the burner and secure using the two screws.

Step 23: Reposition the burner tube in the oven and hold it in place with the screw.

Step 24: Pass the igniter’s wire plug through the hole in the oven’s back wall.

Step 25: If you remove the heat shield, reposition it and secure with the screws.

Step 26: Lift the bottom panel and reposition it in the oven.

Step 27: Return any screws you removed from the bottom panel.

Step 28: Slide the two racks back into the oven.

Step 29: Lift the door and insert the hinges into the slots.

Step 30: Open the door completely and flip the hinge latches back.

Step 31: Shut the door and go to the oven’s rear.

Step 32: Connect the wire to the igniter’s wire plug.

Step 33: Reposition the access cover and secure using the screws.

Step 34: Plug the cord back into the outlet and push the oven back to the wall.

Step 35: Don’t forget to turn on the gas supply as well.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the igniter in your Estate.

2. Safety Valve

If your Estate oven is not working but the igniter isn’t faulty, you should check the safety valve next. The safety valve sends gas to the igniter to light. If the valve fails, it won’t send gas. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the safety valve in your Estate gas oven…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet for safety. You will need to pull the oven away from the wall to do this.

Step 2: Also shut off the oven’s gas supply for safety as well.

Step 3: Get a Philips head screwdriver and use it to unscrew the cover on the lower right side of the oven’s rear.

Step 4: Set the cover aside.

Step 5: Note where each wire goes on the safety valve then disconnect them.

Step 6: Open the door of the oven.

Step 7: Pull out the two racks in the oven and set them aside.

Step 8: Insert your hands into the slots in the sides of the bottom panel, push it back, then lift it out of the oven. If there are screws on the bottom panel, you will need to take them out.

Step 9: If there is a shield covering the burner tube assembly, unscrew it.

Step 10: Set the shield aside.

Step 11: Take out the screw at the front of the burner tube which holds it to the oven.

Step 12: Move the burner tube to the left and go back to the oven’s rear.

Step 13: Use an adjustable wrench to hold the safety valve in place.

Step 14: While holding the valve in place, unscrew the gas tube from it using a 9/16th inch wrench.

Step 15: Take out the two screws which hold the valve to the oven’s rear using the Philips head screwdriver.

Step 16: Get a multimeter and turn the dial to the lowest ohms setting.

Step 17: Touch the probes of the multimeter to the terminals of the safety valve. If you don’t see a reading on the multimeter when you do this, the safety valve is faulty.

Step 18: Get a new safety valve for your Estate oven.

Step 19: Position the new safety valve on the oven’s rear and hold it in place with the two Philips head screws.

Step 20: Screw the gas tube to the new safety valve.

Step 21: Connect the wires to the terminals of the new safety valve.

Step 22: Reposition the rear access cover and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 23: Go to the oven’s interior and reposition the burner tube assembly.

Step 24: Hold the tube in place with the screw.

Step 25: If you remove the heat shield, return it and secure with the screws.

Step 26: Reposition the bottom panel in the oven.

Step 27: If you took out any screws from the bottom panel, return them to secure it.

Step 28: Slide the racks back into the oven.

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Step 29: Lift the door and insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven’s frame.

Step 30: Open the door fully and flip the hinge latches back to secure it.

Step 31: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 32: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

Step 33: Turn the gas supply back on.

Step 34: Return the oven to its usual position.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the safety valve in an Estate oven.

3. Wires

If your Estate oven is not working but the wires igniter and safety valve aren’t faulty, you should check the wires next. Make sure that the wires are properly connected to the igniter and safety valve. Also inspect the wires for cuts or burns of any kind. Damaged wires could prevent your oven from working. Contact a technician to fix or replace any damaged wires.

4. Control Board

A faulty control board is the last reason why your Estate oven is not working. The control board sends voltage to the igniter and safety valve. If the control board fails, the oven won’t work. If you have checked the above components but they aren’t faulty, the control board should be replaced. Read the “Estate Oven Control” article in the “Estate Electric Oven Is Not Working” section above to replace the control board in your Estate oven.

Estate Gas Stove Top Is Not Working — Causes And Solutions

Below, we talk about the possible reasons why your Estate gas stove top is not working and what to do about them.

1. Igniter Or Spark Electrode

If your Estate gas stove top is not working, the igniter (or spark electrode) is probably faulty. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Estate stove top spark electrode…

Step 1: Disconnect the power to the oven by unplugging the cord from the outlet. You will need to pull the oven away from the wall to do this.

Step 2: Also shut off the oven’s gas supply for safety.

Step 3: Lift the grates off the stove top and set them aside.

Step 4: Lift the cap off the faulty burner.

Step 5: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 6: Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the burner base to the stove top.

Step 7: Lift the burner base.

Step 8: Disconnect the wire connected to the igniter. Insert the wire into the orifice holder after disconnecting to ensure it doesn’t fall through the stove top.

Step 9: Take out the screw which holds the igniter to the burner base.

Step 10: Remove the igniter and get a new one.

Step 11: Position the new igniter on the burner base and hold it in place with the screw.

Step 12: Take the burner base back to the stove top.

Step 13: Connect the wire to the new igniter.

Step 14: Position the igniter on the stove top and hold it in place with the Philips head screws.

Step 15: Place the cap back on the burner base.

Step 16: Return the grates to the burner as well.

Step 17: Reconnect the power to the oven by plugging the power cord back in.

Step 18: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on.

Step 19: Return the oven to its usual position.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Estate stove top igniter.

2. Wire

If your Estate stove top still won’t work after replacing the igniter, you should check the wire. Disconnect the wire from the igniter. Inspect the wires for cuts or burns. A damaged wire could prevent the stove top from the working. If the wire is damaged in any way, contact a technician to fix or replace it.

3. Spark Switch Wire Harness

If all the burners on your Estate stove top are not working, the spark switch wire harness may be the cause. When the spark switch wire harness fails, the igniters won’t spark at all. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Estate stove top spark switch wire harness…

Step 1: Disconnect the oven’s power by unplugging the cord from the outlet. You will need to pull the oven away from the wall to do this.

Step 2: Shut off the gas supply as well.

Step 3: Lift off the burner grates and set them aside.

Step 4: Remove the caps from all the burner bases.

Step 5: Get a Philips screwdriver.

Step 6: Using the Philips screwdriver, take out the screws which hold all the burner bases to the stove top.

Step 7: Lift each burner base up and disconnect the wire from the igniter.

Step 8: Insert all the igniter wires into the orifice holders.

Step 9: Get a putty knife.

Step 10: Insert the putty knife underneath the front sides of the stove top and push back the locking clips.

Step 11: Lift the stove top and pull it forward.

Step 12: Using a quarter inch wrench, unscrew the wire from the rear of the stove top.

Step 13: Set the stove top aside.

Step 14: Note where each control knob goes on the front panel then pull them off.

Step 15: Take out the screws which hold all the burner valves to the oven’s front panel.

Step 16: Open the door of the oven.

Step 17: Take out the screws underneath the front panel which secure it.

Step 18: Take out the other two screws on top of the front panel then lift it off.

Step 19: Using a flat blade screwdriver, carefully pry off the spark switches from the burner valves.

Step 20: Disconnect the spark switches’ wire from the rear of the oven.

Step 21: Disconnect the other wire from the spark module.

Step 22: Remove the spark switch wire harness from the metal retainers.

Step 23: Get a new spark switch wire harness.

Step 24: Push the spark switches onto the valve stems.

Step 25: Secure the spark switch wire harness in the retainers.

Step 26: Connect the wire to the rear of the oven and the other wire to the spark module.

Step 27: Reposition the front panel and return the screws at the top which secure it.

Step 28: Return the other screws underneath the panel which hold it in place as well.

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Step 29: Shut the door of the oven.

Step 30: Return the screws which hold the burner valves in place.

Step 31: Push the control knobs back onto the burner valves. Make sure that each knob goes to the right place.

Step 32: Reposition the stove top on the oven.

Step 33: Screw the wire back to the stove top’s rear.

Step 34: Push the stove top into place.

Step 35: Reconnect the wires to the igniters.

Step 36: Position the burner bases on the stove top and secure with the screws. Use something to hold up each orifice holder while screwing the burner bases back.

Step 37: Place the caps back on the burner bases.

Step 38: Return the burner grates.

Step 39: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

Step 40: Turn on the gas supply and return the oven to its usual position.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Estate stove top spark switch wire harness.

4. Spark Module

If the spark switch wire harness isn’t faulty but your Estate stove top won’t work, you should replace the spark module. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Estate stove spark module…

Step 1: Turn off the oven’s gas supply.

Step 2: Disconnect the power to the oven by unplugging the power cord from the outlet. You will need to pull the oven away from the wall to do this.

Step 3: Next, lift the grates off the stove top and set them aside.

Step 4: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 5: Lift the caps off all the burner bases and set them aside.

Step 6: Now, use the Philips head screwdriver to take out the screws securing all the burner bases to the stove top.

Step 7: Lift each burner base.

Step 8: Disconnect the wires from all the stove top igniters.

Step 9: After disconnecting the wires, insert them into the orifice holders. This will prevent them from falling through the stove top.

Step 10: Get a putty knife.

Step 11: Insert the putty knife into the left front corner of the stove top and push back. This will detach the stove top clip.

Step 12: Do the same to the clip on the right.

Step 13: Lift the stove top a bit and pull it forward.

Step 14: Get a quarter inch wrench and use it to unscrew the green grounding wire from the stove top’s rear.

Step 15: Lift the stove top off the oven and set it aside.

Step 16: Depending on your oven model, the spark module will be on the left side of the oven’s rear or somewhere on the top. Take out the screws which hold the spark module in place using the Philips head screwdriver.

Step 17: Detach the spark module from the mounting bracket.

Step 18: Take a picture of the spark module and mark where each wire goes.

Step 19: Disconnect the wires from the spark module.

Step 20: Get a new spark module for your Estate stove.

Step 21: Connect the wires to the new spark module making sure that each wire goes to the right place.

Step 22: Position the new spark module on the oven’s rear and hold it in place using the screws.

Step 23: Take the stove top back to the oven and screw the green grounding wire back to it.

Step 24: Push the stove top into place.

Step 25: Return the burner bases to the stove top.

Step 26: Connect the wires to the igniter.

Step 27: Secure the burner bases to the stove top using the screws. Use a wire to pull the orifice each orifice holder while doing this.

Step 28: Position the caps back on the burners.

Step 29: Return the grates to the stove top.

Step 30: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet and return the oven to its usual position.

5. Spark Module Board

A faulty spark module board is the last reason why your Estate stove top is not working. If the board fails, the spark module won’t work. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Estate stove spark module board…

Step 1: As always, unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet before starting the repair.

Step 2: Next, get a Philips head screwdriver and pull the oven forward.

Step 3: Use the Philips head screwdriver to unscrew the upper panel on the oven’s rear.

Step 4: Set the panel aside.

Step 5: Take out the screw which holds the spark module board to the control panel. The spark module board is on the right.

Step 6: Get a new spark module board.

Step 7: Lift the old spark module board off the oven.

Step 8: Position the board on the control panel and hold it in place with the screw.

Step 9: Disconnect the wires from the old board and connect them to the new one. Make sure that each wire goes to the right place.

Step 10: Return the upper panel on the oven’s rear.

Step 11: Secure the panel with the screws.

Step 12: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the spark module board in your Estate oven.

Estate Electric Stove Top Is Not Working — Causes And Solutions

Below, we look at the possible reasons why your Estate electric stove top is not working and what to do about them.

1. Element Coil

If your Estate electric stove top is not working, the element coil is most likely the cause of the problem. When you turn the stove top control knob, the element switch sends voltage to the receptacle. The voltage passes through the receptacle to the element. If the element is faulty, it won’t heat after receiving the voltage. Read this article: Estate Oven Element [How To, Issues & Proven Solutions] to replace the element coil of your Estate stove top.

2. Element Switch

If your Estate electric stove top is not working but the element coil isn’t faulty, you should check the element switch next. The element switch sends voltage to the receptacle. If the element switch fails, it won’t send voltage. Read the “Estate Oven Element” article in the section above to replace the element switch of your Estate stove.

3. Receptacle

A faulty receptacle is the last reason why your Estate stove top is not working. If the receptacle burns out, it won’t pass on the voltage to the element. If you have checked the element coil and switch but they aren’t faulty, the receptacle should be replaced. Read the “Estate Oven Element” article in the section above to do this.

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