Maytag Oven Element [Problems & Solutions]

Has your Maytag oven element stopped working or do you want to learn how to test your Maytag oven element. In this article, we will show you how to do these and more.

Maytag Oven Element Not Working — How To Fix

Below, we list the the possible reasons why your Maytag oven element won’t work…

1. Element

If your Maytag oven element fails, it won’t work again. We will show how to replace a broil Maytag oven element and a bake Maytag oven element. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the bake element in a Maytag range oven…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord for safety.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Remove the oven racks and set them aside.

Step 4: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the two screws which hold the oven’s bottom panel in place.

Step 5: Lift the panel out of the oven.

Step 6: Take out the three screws which hold the bake element in place. There are two screws at the top of the element and one at the back.

Step 7: Carefully pull out the bake element.

Step 8: Disconnect the wires from the bake element making sure that it doesn’t fall through the back of the oven. You can disconnect the wires with a pair of needle nose pliers.

Step 9: Get a new Maytag oven element.

Step 10: Connect the wires to the terminals of the bake element.

Step 11: Push the bake element back in and hold it in place with the three screws.

Step 12: Reposition the oven’s bottom panel and hold it in place with the three screws.

Step 13: Return the oven racks and shut the door.

Step 14: Plug the oven back in.

Watch the video below if you would like a visual of how to replace a bake Maytag oven element.

Below, we show you how to replace the bake element in a Maytag wall oven…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: Switch off the circuit breaker to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

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

Step 5: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the two screws which hold the bake element to the oven’s rear wall.

Step 6: Carefully pull out the bake element and disconnect the wires. Make sure the wires don’t fall into the holes.

Step 7: Get a new Maytag oven element.

Step 8: Connect the wires to the terminals of the new Maytag oven element.

Step 9: Push the bake element into place and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 10: Slide the oven racks back in.

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Step 11: Shut the oven door.

Step 12: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back in.

Also follow the steps above if your Maytag oven element burned out.

Watch the video below if you would like to learn how to replace the bake element in a Maytag wall oven.

Broil Element

We will show you how to replace the broil element in a Maytag range oven and a Maytag wall oven. Below are the steps for you to follow in order to replace the broil element in a Maytag range oven…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Slide out the oven racks and set them aside.

Step 4: There are locks on the door hinges, flip them towards yourself to release the door.

Step 5: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 6: Lift the door off and set it aside.

Step 7: Take out the two screws at the top of the oven wall which hold the broil element’s support bracket.

Step 8: Slide the support bracket off and take out other two screws on the oven’s back wall using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 9: Pull out the element carefully and disconnect the wires. Make sure the wires don’t fall through the holes.

Step 10: Get a new broil Maytag oven element.

Step 11: Connect the wires to the Maytag oven element.

Step 12: Push the element in and return the two screws at the back which secure it.

Step 13: Slide the support bracket back onto the broil element and secure with the two screws.

Step 14: Return the oven racks.

Step 15: Lift the oven door and insert the hinges into the slots on the sides of the oven frame.

Step 16: Open the door fully and flip the hinge locks back.

Step 17: Shut the oven door.

Step 18: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the broil element in a Maytag range oven.

Follow the steps listed below to replace the broil element in a Maytag wall oven…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: Switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 3: Open the door partially and lift it off the hinges.

Step 4: Set the door aside.

Step 5: Slide out the oven racks.

Step 6: Take out the four screws which hold the broil element in place using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 7: Remove the support bracket from the broil element.

Step 8: Disconnect the wires from the broil element. Make sure the wires do not fall back.

Step 9: Get a new Maytag oven element.

Step 10: Connect the wires to the element and reposition the bracket on it.

Step 11: Hold the broil element in place with the screws.

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Step 12: Slide the oven racks back in.

Step 13: Lift the oven door and position it back on the hinges.

Step 14: Open the door fully and close it.

Step 15: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the broil element in a Kitchenaid wall oven.

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How To Test A Maytag Oven Heating Element

To test your Maytag oven element, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Get a multimeter.

Step 2: Turn the multimeter dial to the lowest ohms setting. If you are using an analog multimeter, touch the two probes together and adjust the needle on the display till it is at 0.

Step 3: Touch the two multimeter probes to the two terminals of the multimeter.

Step 4: If there is no reading on the multimeter, the heating element is faulty. Get a new element. If there is a reading, the element is still good.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to test a Maytag oven element.

2. Control Board

If you replace your Kitchenaid oven element and it doesn’t fix the problem, the control board should be replaced. Below, we show you how to replace the control board in a Maytag range oven…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord for safety.

Step 2: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the oven’s upper back panel in place.

Step 3: Lift the panel off and set it aside.

Step 4: Make a note of where each wire goes on the control board by taking a picture.

Step 5: Disconnect the wire plugs from the control board.

Step 6: Take out the two screws which hold the control board to the oven.

Step 7: Remove the control board.

Step 8: Get a new control board and secure it to the oven with the two screws.

Step 9: Reconnect the wire plugs to the right places on the control board and reposition the oven’s upper back panel.

Step 10: Hold the panel in place with the screws.

Step 11: Plug the oven back in.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the control board in a Maytag oven.

Maytag Stove Top Element Not Working — How To Fix

Below, we show you the two possible reasons why your Maytag stove top element won’t work…

1. Surface Element

If your Maytag surface element won’t work, you should try replacing it first. Below, we walk you through the steps you need to follow in order to replace the surface element in a Maytag stove…

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Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Open the door of the oven.

Step 4: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws underneath the stove top. There is one screw on each side.

Step 5: Close the oven door.

Step 6: Lift the stove top.

Step 7: Disconnect the two wire plugs at the back of the stove top.

Step 8: Lift the stove top off and set on a sturdy surface lined with a cloth with the front side faced downwards.

Step 9: Take out the four screws which hold the support panel of the stove elements to the stove top using the Philips head screwdriver.

Step 10: Flip the support panel over.

Step 11: Note where each wire goes on the faulty stove element by taking a picture.

Step 12: Disconnect the wires from the stove element.

Step 13: Squeeze the stove element clips together and lift the element off.

Step 14: Note the numbers where the clips go on the stove element.

Step 15: Get a new stove element.

Step 16: Remove the element clips and screw them to the new one.

Step 17: Position the stove element on the support panel and reconnect the wires to it making sure each one goes to the right place.

Step 18: Flip the support panel back and hold it in place with the four screws.

Step 19: Take the stove top back to the oven and reconnect the two wire plugs.

Step 20: Open the oven door and return the two screws which hold the stove top in place.

Step 21: Close the door.

Step 22: Plug the oven back in.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace a Maytag stove element.

2. Infinite Switch

If the surface element isn’t faulty, the infinite switch probably is. Follow the steps below to replace the infinite switch of your Kitchenaid stove…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Take out the screws which hold the terminal block cover on the lower back of the oven.

Step 3: Take out the screws which hold the upper back panel of the oven.

Step 4: Pull off the control knob of the faulty element.

Step 5: Take out the two screws which hold the infinite switch in place.

Step 6: Disconnect the wires from the infinite switch making sure to note where each one goes.

Step 7: Get a new infinite switch and connect the wires to it.

Step 8: Position the infinite switch and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 9: Push the control knob back in.

Step 10: Reposition the oven’s upper back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 11: Return the terminal block cover and the screws which hold it in place.

Step 12: Plug the oven back in.

Also follow the steps above to replace your infinite switch if your Maytag stove top stays on high.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the infinite switch in a Maytag oven.

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