Maytag Oven Making Noise [Proven Solutions]

Is your Maytag oven making noise but you have no idea why? In this article, we will talk about different Maytag oven noises, what they mean, and what to do about them.

Maytag Oven Making Noise — How To Fix

Below, we show you how to fix the most common Maytag oven noises…

Maytag Oven Fan Noise — How To Fix

There are two fans in a Maytag oven. A convection fan and a cooling fan. If either of them start making noise, they should be replaced. Below, we show you how to replace the convection fan and cooling fan in a Maytag oven.

1. Cooling Fan

To replace the cooling fan in a Maytag oven, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Locate the oven’s circuit breaker.

Step 2: Switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: Flip the locks on the door hinges towards yourself using a flat head screwdriver.

Step 5: Close the door till it stops then lift it off.

Step 6: If your oven is installed to a cabinet, take out the screws on the sides using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 7: Lift the oven out of the cabinet.

Step 8: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s back panel in place.

Step 9: Set the panel aside.

Step 10: Using a quarter inch nut driver, take out the screws which hold the support bracket underneath the cooling fan.

Step 11: Take out the screws which hold the cooling fan in place.

Step 12: Disconnect the wires from the cooling fan.

Step 13: Get a new cooling fan.

Step 14: Connect the wires to the terminals of the new cooling fan.

Step 15: Position the cooling fan in the oven’s rear and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 16: Return the metal support bracket and the quarter inch screws which hold it in place.

Step 17: Reposition the oven’s back panel.

Step 18: Hold the panel in place with the screws.

Step 19: Lift the oven up and push it back into the cabinet.

Step 20: Secure the sides of the oven to the cabinet using the screws.

Step 21: Lift the oven door.

Step 22: Insert the hinges into the slots on the sides of the oven.

Step 23: Open the oven door full and flip the hinge locks back.

Step 24: Shut the oven door.

Step 25: Switch the oven’s circuit breaker back on.

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

2. Convection Fan

Follow the steps listed below to replace the convection fan in a Maytag oven…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall to access the rear.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord or switch off the oven’s circuit breaker to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the upper and lower back panels of the oven in place.

Step 4: Set the panels aside.

Step 5: Open the door of the oven.

Step 6: There is a lock on each door hinge, flip them towards yourself to release the door. You can do this with a flat head screwdriver.

Step 7: Close the door till it stops then lift it off.

Step 8: Remove the oven racks and set them aside.

Step 9: Take out the screws on the oven’s back wall to remove the fan blade cover.

Step 10: Go back to the oven’s rear and disconnect the wires from the fan motor.

Step 11: Get a multimeter and turn it to the ohms setting.

Step 12: Touch the multimeter probes to the terminals of the fan motor. If there is no continuity, the fan motor should be replaced.

Step 13: Take out the nut which holds the fan blade to the oven’s back wall.

Step 14: Set the fan blade aside.

Step 15: Take out the screws which hold the fan motor to the oven. On some models, the screws will be on the oven interior’s back wall. On some other models, the screws will be on the oven exterior’s rear.

Step 16: Remove the fan motor and get a new one.

Step 17: Position the fan motor in the oven.

Step 18: Hold the fan motor in place with the screws.

Step 19: Slide the fan blade back onto the motor shaft.

Step 20: Secure the fan blade with the nut.

Step 21: Return the fan blade cover and the screws which hold it in place.

Step 22: Slide the oven racks back in.

Step 23: Lift the oven door and insert the hinges back into the slots on the sides of the oven.

Step 24: Open the oven door fully.

Step 25: Flip the door hinge locks back to hold the door in place.

Step 26: Shut the door.

Step 27: Reconnect the wires to the terminals of the fan motor.

Step 28: Reposition the oven’s back panels.

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

Step 30: Plug the oven back in or switch on the circuit breaker.

Step 31: Push the oven back into place.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the convection fan in a Maytag oven.

Maytag Oven Making High Pitched Noise — How To Fix

If your Maytag oven is making  a high pitched noise, the first thing you should test is the fan motor. Read the section directly above this one if you don’t know how to access your Maytag oven fan motor. If the fan motor isn’t faulty, the control board should be replaced. If the control board fails, the oven will not perform how it’s meant to perform. Read this article Maytag Oven Control [Problems & Solutions] if you would like to replace the control board in your Maytag oven.

Maytag Gas Oven Makes Puffing Noise — How To Fix

If your Maytag gas oven makes a puffing noise whenever you turn it on, it may be because of the safety valve or pressure regulator. Below, we show you how to replace these two components.

1. Pressure Regulator

As the name suggests, the pressure regulator regulates the pressure of the gas to make sure it isn’t too much. If the regulator fails, the gas sent to the igniter may have so much pressure that it makes a puffing noise. Follow these steps to replace the pressure regulator of your Maytag oven…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall in order to access the rear.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Shut off the oven’s gas supply.

Step 4: Using a wrench, take out the nuts which hold the two gas supply tubes to the pressure regulator. The pressure regulator is on the lower rear of the oven.

Step 5: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the four screws holding the pressure regulator to the oven’s lower rear.

Step 6: Get a new pressure regulator.

Step 7: Take out the two screws which hold the mounting bracket to the old pressure regulator.

Step 8: Position the mounting bracket on the new pressure regulator and secure using the two screws.

Step 9: Use a 9/16th inch wrench to unscrew the top fitting from the regulator.

Step 10: Screw the fitting to the top of the new pressure regulator.

Step 11: Apply some sealant on the threads of all the fittings on the new pressure regulator.

Step 12: Position the pressure regulator on the oven and hold it in place with the four screws.

Step 13: Apply some sealant on the threads of the other gas tubes.

Step 14: Tighten the nuts which hold the gas supply tubes to the pressure regulator. Do not tighten the nuts too much or you could damage the tubes.

Step 15: Make sure the pressure regulator is in the on position.

Step 16: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

Step 17: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on.

Step 18: Push the oven back to the wall.

If you would like a visual of how to replace the pressure regulator in a Maytag gas oven, watch the video below.

2. Safety Valve

If replacing the pressure regulator doesn’t fix the problem, the next thing you should check is the safety valve. To replace a Maytag oven safety valve, do the following…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord and shut off the gas supply.

Step 2: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 3: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s lower rear cover in place.

Step 4: Set the cover aside.

Step 5: Disconnect the wires from the terminals of the safety valve.

Step 6: Open the door of the oven.

Step 7: Slide out the oven racks and set them aside.

Step 8: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s bottom panel in place. If there are no screws, skip this step.

Step 9: Lift the bottom panel out of the oven.

Step 10: Take out the screws or nut which hold the flame spreader in the oven.

Step 11: Set the flame spreader aside.

Step 12: Take out the screws which hold the burner tube in place. There is one screw at the front and one at the back.

Step 13: Lift the burner tube.

Step 14: Go back to the oven’s rear.

Step 15: Take out the nut which holds the gas supply tube to the safety valve.

Step 16: Take out the screws which hold the safety valve to the oven.

Step 17: Remove the safety valve and get a new one.

Step 18: Secure the new safety valve to the oven using the screws.

Step 19: Apply some sealant on the nut and use it to secure the gas tube to the new safety valve.

Step 20: Reconnect the wires to the terminals of the safety valve.

Step 21: Reposition the oven’s back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 22: Reposition the burner tube in the oven and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 23: Return the flame spreader and the screws which secure it.

Step 24: Also return the bottom panel. If the bottom panel was held in place with screws, return them as well.

Step 25: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 26: Close the oven door.

Step 27: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on.

Step 28: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

The video below will walk you through the process of how to replace the safety valve in a Maytag oven.

If your oven still makes a puffing noise after this, call a technician to determine the problem.

Maytag Oven Clicking Noise — How To Fix

If your Maytag gas oven keeps clicking when it’s off, some water may have gotten into the igniter. If the igniter gets wet, it will click when not in use. Follow these steps to clean your Maytag oven igniter…

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

Step 2: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Slide out the oven racks.

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 bottom panel out of the oven.

Step 6: Take out the nut or screws which hold the oven’s flame spreader in place. Remove the flame spreader from the oven.

Step 7: Take out the two screws which hold the igniter to the right side of the burner tube using a 5/16th inch nut driver.

Step 8: Pull the igniter out and disconnect the wire plug.

Step 9: Get some paper towels and use them to dry the igniter thoroughly.

Step 10: Leave the igniter out overnight to air dry.

Step 11: Once the igniter is dry, return it to the oven and reconnect the wire plug.

Step 12: Screw the igniter back to the burner tube.

Step 13: Reposition the flame spreader and hold it in place with the screws or nut.

Step 14: Return the oven’s bottom panel and secure with the two Philips head screws.

Step 15: Slide the oven racks back in.

Step 16: Close the oven door.

Step 17: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

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

Maytag Gas Stove Top Making Clicking Noise — How To Fix

Similar to the oven igniter, if the stove top igniter gets wet it will make a clicking noise. Follow the steps listed below to fix this problem…

Step 1: Turn the stove off and wait for it to cool down.

Step 2: Lift off the burner grates.

Step 3: Lift off the cap of the faulty burner.

Step 4: Get a q-tip an dip it into some alcohol.

Step 5: Clean the igniter and surrounding area with the alcohol and leave it to dry.

Step 6: Once it’s dry, return the burner cap.

Step 7: Place the grates back on the stove top as well.

The video below will show you what to do if your stove top keeps clicking.

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