A thermostat is used in some ovens to monitor the temperature. If you would like to know how to replace a Frigidaire oven thermostat or how to calibrate it, this article is for you.
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How To Replace A Frigidaire Oven Thermostat
Below, we have listed the steps for you to follow in order to replace the thermostat in a Frigidaire oven…
Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.
Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.
Step 3: Open the oven door.
Step 4: Take out the racks in the oven.
Step 5: On the upper back wall of the oven, you should see the thermostat rod sitting on two clips. Lift the rod up.
Step 6: Go to the oven’s rear.
Step 7: Using a quarter inch nut driver, take out the screws which hold the oven’s upper back panel in place. There should be six screws.
Step 8: Set the panel aside.
Step 9: Pull off the control knob for the oven.
Step 10: After pulling off the knob, you should see two screws. Take out these two screws using a Philips head screwdriver.
Step 11: Remove the thermostat.
Step 12: Take a picture of the thermostat to remember where each wire goes on it.
Step 13: Disconnect each wire from the thermostat using a pair of needle nose pliers.
Step 14: Pull the thermostat rod out through the hole in the upper rear of the oven.
Step 15: Get a new thermostat.
Step 16: Insert the thermostat rod into the hole on the upper rear of the oven.
Step 17: Connect each wire to the thermostat. Use the picture you took for reference to ensure that you connect the wires to the right places.
Step 18: Position the thermostat and hold it in place with the two Philips head screws.
Step 19: Align the hole in the oven control knob on the shaft and push it into place.
Step 20: Reposition the oven’s upper back panel.
Step 21: Secure the upper back panel with the six quarter inch screws.
Step 22: Go back to the oven’s front.
Step 23: Sit the thermostat rod back on the clips.
Step 24: Slide the racks back into the oven.
Step 25: Shut the door.
Step 26: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.
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How To Test A Frigidaire Oven Thermostat
To test the thermostat in a Frigidaire oven, do the following…
Step 1: Get a multimeter.
Step 2: Turn the dial to the ohms setting.
Step 3: Touch the multimeter probes to the terminals on the thermostat. If there is a reading, the thermostat is still good. If the multimeter display doesn’t change, the thermostat is faulty and should be replaced.
Follow the steps above if you would like to learn how to know if your Frigidaire oven thermostat has gone.
Frigidaire Oven Thermostat Calibration
Calibrating a Frigidaire oven thermostat is very simple. Read this article to learn how to calibrate your Frigidaire oven thermostat.
Frigidaire Oven Thermostat FAQ
Where Is The Thermostat Located In A Frigidaire Oven?
The main thermostat is located behind the oven control knob. The thermostat rod is located inside the oven on the upper back wall.