Roper Oven Is Not Heating [How To Fix]

If your Roper oven is not heating but you have no idea why, this article is for you. We will list the possible reasons why your Roper oven is not heating and what to do about them.

Electric Roper Oven Is Not Heating — Causes And Solutions

Below, we have listed the possible reasons why your electric Roper oven is not heating and what to do about them.

1. Bake Element

A faulty bake element is the most likely reason why your electric Roper oven element is not heating. Follow these steps to test and replace this component…

Step 1: Go to the oven’s rear and unplug the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the oven door and slide out the racks.

Step 3: Take out the two screws on the oven’s lower rear which hold the bake element in place. Do this with a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 4: Pull the element forward and disconnect the wires from the terminals.

Step 5: Test the element using a multimeter. If the element doesn’t have continuity, get a new one.

Step 6: Connect the wires to the element and push it into place.

Step 7: Secure the element with the screws.

Step 8: Return the racks and shut the door.

Step 9: Plug the oven back in.

The video below will show you how to replace the bake element in your Roper oven.

2. Damaged Wires

If the bake element isn’t faulty, you should check the wires connected to the terminals next. Remove the lower rear access panel of the oven. Inspect the wires connected to the terminals of the bake element. If the wires connected to the element appear burnt or damaged in any way, contact a technician to fix them.

3. Control Board

This is the final possible reason why your electric Roper is not heating. The control board sends voltage to the bake element in order for it to heat. So, if the bake element doesn’t receive voltage, it won’t function. If you have checked the bake element and wires but the your oven still won’t heat, follow these steps to replace the control board…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord.

Step 2: Go to the oven and remove the oven’s upper back panel by taking out the Philips head screws which secure it.

Step 3: Set the panel aside.

Step 4: Take a picture of the control board to note where each one goes.

Step 5: Disconnect the wires from the control board.

Step 6: Unscrew the control board from the oven.

Step 7: Get a new control board.

Step 8: Peel off the touchpad from old control board and stick it to the new one.

Step 9: Position the board in the oven and secure with the screws.

Step 10: Reconnect the wires to the control board.

Step 11: Reposition the oven’s upper back panel.

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

Gas Roper Oven Is Not Heating — Causes And Solutions

Below, we have listed the possible reasons why your gas Roper oven is not heating and what to do about them.

1. Igniter

If your gas Roper oven is not heating, the igniter is most likely faulty. The igniter is one of the main heating components in a Roper oven. Follow the steps below to replace the igniter if your Roper oven is not heating…

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

Step 2: Go to the oven’s rear and take out the screws which hold the lower rear access panel in place.

Step 3: Set the panel aside and disconnect the wire plug from the igniter.

Step 4: Open the oven door and remove the racks.

Step 5: Lift the bottom panel out of the oven and set it aside.

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Step 6: Take out the two screws which hold the burner tube in place.

Step 7: Lift the burner tube out of the oven.

Step 8: Take out the two screws which hold the igniter to the burner tube.

Step 9: Get a new igniter and screw it to the burner tube.

Step 10: Position the tube in the oven and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 11: Return the oven’s bottom panel.

Step 12: Slide the racks back into the oven and shut the door.

Step 13: Go to the oven’s rear and reconnect the wire plug to the igniter.

Step 14: Reposition the oven’s lower access panel and hold it in place in with the screws.

Step 15: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

Step 16: Turn on the oven’s gas supply.

The video below will show you how to replace the igniter in your Roper oven.

2. Safety Valve

If your gas Roper oven is not heating even after replacing the igniter, you should check the safety valve next. Follow the steps below to test and replace this component…

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

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Remove the racks in the oven.

Step 4: Lift the bottom panel out of the oven.

Step 5: Take out the two screws which hold the oven’s burner tube in place. Do this with a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 6: Move the burner tube aside and go to the oven’s rear.

Step 7: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s lower access cover in place.

Step 8: Set the cover aside and disconnect the wires connected to the safety valve.

Step 9: Test the safety valve for continuity using a multimeter. If the safety valve doesn’t have continuity, it is faulty and should be replaced.

Step 10: Using a 9/16th inch wrench, disconnect the gas supply tube from the safety valve.

Step 11: Take out the two Philips head screws which hold the valve in place.

Step 12: Remove the valve and get a new one.

Step 13: Screw the new valve to the oven’s rear.

Step 14: Reconnect the gas tube to the valve.

Step 15: Connect the wires to the safety valve.

Step 16: Return the oven’s lower access panel and the screws which secure it.

Step 17: Reposition the burner tube and the two screws which hold it in place.

Step 18: Return the oven’s bottom panel.

Step 19: Slide the racks back in and shut the oven door.

Step 20: Plug the oven’s cord back in and shut off the gas supply.

The video below will show you how to replace the valve in a Roper oven.

3. Damaged Wires

If both the components above aren’t faulty, you should check the wires next. Inspect the wires connected to the safety valve and igniter. If the wires appear burnt or damaged in any way, contact a technician to replace them.

4. Control Board

This is the final possible reason why your gas Roper oven is not heating. The control board sends voltage to both the igniter and safety valve in order for them to function. If the board fails, the oven won’t heat. If you have checked all the components above but none of them is faulty, the control board should be replaced. Read the “Electric Roper Oven Is Not Heating” section to replace the control board in your Roper oven.

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Roper Oven Losing Heat — How To Fix

Below, we have listed the possible reasons why your Roper oven is losing heat and what to do about them.

1. Door Not Closed

If the oven door doesn’t close properly, the oven will lose heat. Make sure that the oven door is properly closed. If the door doesn’t close properly, the door hinges or door seal could be faulty. Read this article: Roper Oven Door [How To, Issues & Proven Solutions] to learn how to replace these two components in a Roper oven. However, if your Roper oven door closes properly but it still loses heat, keep reading.

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2. Bake Element

If the bake element in an oven starts to fail, it will heat up at the beginning but stop somewhere in the process. To determine if the bake element has started to fail, turn the oven on and look at the bake element. If the bake element doesn’t heat up much, it should be replaced. Read the “Electric Roper Oven Is Not Heating” section above to replace the bake element in your Roper oven.

3. Temperature Sensor

If the temperature sensor fails, the oven will lose heat. If the oven door closes properly and the bake element isn’t faulty but your Roper oven loses heat, the temperature sensor is most likely faulty. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the temperature sensor in your Roper oven…

Step 1: Go to the oven’s rear and disconnect the oven’s power by unplugging the cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s lower rear access panel in place.

Step 3: Set the panel aside.

Step 4: Disconnect the wire plug from the temperature sensor. The sensor is on the right.

Step 5: Take out the two Philips head screws which hold the temperature sensor in place.

Step 6: Pull the sensor forward and get a new one.

Step 7: Insert the sensor into the oven.

Step 8: Hold the sensor in place with the two screws.

Step 9: Reposition the oven’s lower access panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 10: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the temperature sensor in a Roper oven.

Roper Stove Top Is Not Heating — How To Fix

Below, we have listed the possible reasons why your Roper electric stove top is not working and why your Roper gas stove top is not working.

Electric Roper Stove Top Is Not Heating — How To Fix

Below, we have listed the two possible reasons why your Roper electric stove top is not heating.

1. Element Coil

If your Roper electric stove top is not working, the element coil is most likely faulty. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the element coil in your Roper stove top…

Step 1: Go to the oven’s rear.

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

Step 3: Push the faulty element coil back.

Step 4: While pushing the coil back, lift it up from the drip pan to detach.

Step 5: Pull the terminals of the element coil away from the receptacle.

Step 6: Get a multimeter.

Step 7: Turn the multimeter dial to the lowest ohms setting.

Step 8: Touch the multimeter probes to the terminals of the element coil. If the multimeter doesn’t show a reading, the element coil is faulty and should be replaced.

Step 9: Get a new element coil.

Step 10: Insert the terminals of the new element coil into the receptacle.

Step 11: Lower the element coil and position the tab in the notch.

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

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Roper stove top element coil.

2. Element Receptacle

If your electric Roper stove top still won’t heat after replacing the element coil, the receptacle should be replaced. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Roper stove top element receptacle…

Step 1: Go to the oven’s rear.

Step 2: Disconnect the oven’s power by unplugging the cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Lift the element coil with the faulty receptacle.

Step 4: Detach the element coil terminals from the receptacle.

Step 5: Remove the drip pan as well.

Step 6: Take out the screw which holds the receptacle to the stove top. Do this using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 7: Remove the other element coils and drip pans as well.

Step 8: Open the oven door.

Step 9: Lift the stove top.

Step 10: Cut the wires connected to the receptacle four inches away from it. Do this using a pair of pliers.

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Step 11: Strip about 3/8ths of an inch of the stove top wires you cut from the receptacle.

Step 12: Get a new receptacle kit.

Step 13: Take out the wires in the kit and match them to the two wires in the oven.

Step 14: Secure the wires using ceramic wire nuts.

Step 15: Slide the heat shrink tubes over the ceramic wire nuts.

Step 16: Use a heat gun to shrink the tubes over the wire nuts.

Step 17: Take out the receptacle from the kit.

Step 18: Insert the wires into the receptacle and lock it into place.

Step 19: Take the housing out of the kit and position it on the receptacle.

Step 20: Position the receptacle on the stove top and hold it in place with the Philips head screw.

Step 21: Lower the stove top.

Step 22: Shut the oven door.

Step 23: Return the drip pans to the stove top.

Step 24: Insert the terminals of your element coils into the receptacles.

Step 25: Insert the tabs on the element coils into the notches in the drip pan.

Step 26: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the element coil of your Roper stove top.

Gas Roper Stove Top Not Heating — Causes And Solutions

Below, we have listed the possible reasons why your gas Roper oven stove top is not heating and what to do about them.

1. Spark Electrode

If the spark electrode fails, the stove top won’t turn on to heat. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Roper stove top spark electrode…

Step 1: Go to the oven’s rear.

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

Step 3: Also shut off the oven’s gas supply.

Step 4: Lift off the burner grates and set them aside.

Step 5: Lift off the burner assemblies as well and set them aside.

Step 6: Take out all the screws on the stove top using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 7: Using a flat blade screwdriver, detach the clips underneath the sides of the stove top which secure it.

Step 8: Lift the stove top.

Step 9: Use a sturdy piece of wood to support the stove top.

Step 10: Disconnect the wire of the spark electrode you want to replace. The wire is connected to the spark module.

Step 11: Push the spark electrode up to detach from the stove top.

Step 12: Get a new spark electrode.

Step 13: Insert the new spark electrode into the stove top and push it into place.

Step 14: Connect the wire to the spark module.

Step 15: Lower the stove top and push it down.

Step 16: Return all the Philips head screws on the stove top.

Step 17: Place the burner bases back on the stove top.

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

Step 19: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Roper stove top spark electrode.

2. Spark Module

If your Roper gas stove top still won’t work after replacing the spark electrode, you should replace the spark module. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the spark module in your Roper stove…

Step 1: Go to the oven’s rear.

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

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

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

Step 5: Set the access panel aside.

Step 6: Take out the screws which secure the metal panel covering the spark module. The spark module should be on the right.

Step 7: Set the panel aside.

Step 8: Using a short Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the spark module in place.

Step 9: Remove the spark module.

Step 10: Get a new spark module.

Step 11: Disconnect the wires from the spark module and connect them to the new one. Make sure each wire goes to the right place.

Step 12: Position the spark module on the oven’s rear and hold it in place with the Philips head screws.

Step 13: Reposition the metal panel which covers the spark module.

Step 14: Hold the metal cover panel in place with the screws.

Step 15: Return the oven’s upper access panel and the screws which secure it.

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

Step 17: Shut off the oven’s gas supply.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the spark module in a Roper stove.

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