Wall oven repair guides

Use our step-by-step wall oven repair guides to replace broken parts such as bake elements, temperature sensor and oven burner igniters. Follow the DIY troubleshooting tips in the error code charts and repair help section to fix common failures in Kenmore, Frigidaire, Whirlpool and other brands of wall ovens. Search for your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts available for your wall oven and order the part you need.

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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.

How to replace the thermal switch in a wall oven

If the oven won't heat after resetting the thermal switch, replace the thermal switch.

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 control thermostat

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

Repair difficulty
Time required
60 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
June 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace wall oven door hinges

If your oven door flops open fast, it's time to replace the hinges. Follow these step-by-step instructions to do it yourself.

Repair difficulty
Time required
15 minutes or less

Repair guides for gas wall ovens

How to replace a temperature sensor on a gas wall oven

Follow these step-by-step instructions to replace a gas oven temperature sensor.

Repair difficulty
Time required
15 minutes or less
June 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a gas wall oven igniter

These step-by-step instructions guide you through replacing the igniter in a gas oven.

Repair difficulty
Time required
45 minutes or less

Repair guides for electric wall ovens

June 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a wall oven broil element

Follow these step-by-step instructions to replace the broiler element in an electric oven.

Repair difficulty
Time required
15 minutes or less
How to replace a temperature sensor on an electric wall oven

These step-by-step instructions guide you through replacing a temperature sensing probe on an electric wall oven.

Repair difficulty
Time required
15 minutes or less
How to replace a wall oven hidden bake element

These step-by-step instructions guide you through replacing the hidden bake element.

Repair difficulty
Time required
30 minutes or less

Symptoms common to all wall oven

Choose a symptom to see related wall oven repairs.

Main causes: bad oven door lock assembly, faulty electronic control board, wiring failure
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: 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

Articles and videos common to all wall oven

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your wall oven.

December 29, 2021

How to replace a microwave fuse

By Lyle Weischwill

Learn about replacing a microwave fuse

December 29, 2021

Why is my microwave not heating?

By Lyle Weischwill

Follow these tips when your microwave won't heat

February 23, 2015

Where to find the model number on a kitchen or laundry appliance

By Sears PartsDirect staff

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