Wall oven articles

From the best oven rack placement to troubleshooting an oven not heating, these articles and videos from Sears PartsDirect explain how to get the best results from your wall oven. For more DIY wall oven advice, check out our repair help section for troubleshooting guidance and step-by-step repair instructions on how to fix wall oven problems.

Wall Oven

Articles and videos common to all wall oven

November 1, 2018
Wiring schematic symbols explained.

Learn some of the most common symbols found in a wiring diagram and what they mean.

November 1, 2018
How to read a wiring schematic.

Learn how to decipher symbols so you can buy the right part for your problem.

November 1, 2018
Using a wiring schematic to trace a current.

Find out what’s wrong with your appliance by following a circuit.

October 1, 2018
Oven rack placement for best baking results.

Learn where to place the rack in your oven for optimal broiling, toasting, baking or roasting.

July 31, 2018
How to correct an oven's temperature setting.

If your oven consistently undercooks or overcooks, it might need recalibration. You can reset it yourself.

October 26, 2016
How to repair broken or damaged wires.

Learn how to repair broken, frayed or damaged wires in your appliances.

September 28, 2016
Troubleshooting thermal switch problems on a wall oven.

Learn what to do if your Kenmore, Frigidaire or Electrolux wall oven won’t heat up after running a self-cleaning cycle.

September 22, 2016
Easy party appetizer recipes

Make your next get-together a hit with these 3 great-tasting party appetizer recipes.

June 26, 2016
How to repair arc and burn marks in a microwave.

Find out how to repair microwave arc and burn marks with touch-up paint in this how-to video.

December 2, 2015
Irish shortbread toffee bars.

These toffee bars combine caramel and chocolate in layers for an ooey-gooey treat.

March 27, 2015
Easy DIY wall oven repairs.

Learn about a few easy and quick wall oven repairs you can do yourself.

February 23, 2015
Learn where to find the model number on a kitchen or laundry appliance.

See where you should look when trying to locate the model tag on a kitchen or laundry appliance.

January 28, 2015
How to make super-moist brownies.

This recipe makes 50 incredibly moist brownies.

January 22, 2015
How to clean stainless steel appliances.

Learn how to keep the stainless-steel appliances in your home clean and shining bright.

July 1, 2013
Wall oven common questions.

Read the questions our experts often hear about wall ovens, and the answers.

Articles and videos for electric wall ovens

November 30, 2014
Hidden bake element has long preheat.

Here's why ovens with hidden bake elements take longer to preheat.

Symptoms common to all wall oven

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Main causes: broken broil element, faulty broil burner igniter, control system failure
Main causes: lack of gas supply, broken igniter, tripped circuit breaker, broken oven element, tripped thermal fuse, control system failure
Main causes: bad oven door lock assembly, faulty electronic control board, wiring failure
Main causes: broken bake element, bad bake burner igniter, tripped thermal switch, control system failure
Main causes: lack of electrical power, bad electronic control board, faulty oven control thermostat
Main causes: faulty oven temperature sensor, control system problem, weak burner igniter, damaged oven element

Repair guides common to all wall oven

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your wall oven.

June 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a wall oven control thermostat

Get your oven temperature under your control by replacing a faulty oven control thermostat.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 60 minutes or less
How to replace a wall oven door outer glass panel

Learn how to replace a damaged outer window panel on your wall oven door with these step-by-step instructions.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 45 minutes or less
June 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a wall oven thermal fuse

The thermal fuse trips to prevent the over from excessively overheating. The oven won't heat again until you replace the fuse.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 60 minutes or less