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GE Oven Thermal Fuse Blown

You may have experienced a problem where your GE oven blows the fuse. Many wonder the cause and how to fix this issue. In this article, we will talk about a GE oven blown fuse, the cause and the solution.

Does My GE Oven Have A Fuse?

Yes, it does. Every GE oven has a fuse located at the back.

GE Oven Blown Fuse — Cause & Solution

If your GE oven blows the fuse, it may be because it’s overheating. This problem may also occur after using the self clean feature. Since the oven reaches high temperatures during the self clean cycle,  it is possible for it to overheat and cause the thermal fuse to blow.

Where Is A GE Oven Fuse Located?

The fuse is located at the back of the oven behind the panel. You should see the fuse close to the terminals of the heating or broil element.

What Does A GE Oven Fuse Look Like?

The fuse in your GE oven looks like an upside down “n” shape and has two wires connected to the terminals. It is held in place with one screw.

How To Replace A GE Oven Blown Fuse

To replace the thermal fuse in a GE oven, follow the steps listed below…

  1. Step 1: Pull out the oven and unplug it.
  2. Step 2: Take out the screws behind the oven. Take out the screws which secure the lower back panel.
  3. Step 3: Set the lower back panel aside.
  4. Step 4: You should see the thermal fuse close to the terminals of the broil element.
  5. Step 5: Take out the screw which holds the thermal fuse to the oven.
  6. Step 6: Disconnect the two wires from the thermal fuse. Note where each one goes to ensure that you install the new thermal fuse properly.
  7. Step 7: Get a new thermal fuse and connect the two wires to it.
  8. Step 8: Screw it to the oven.
  9. Step 9: Reposition the lower back panel of the oven and secure it using the screws.
  10. Step 10: Plug the oven back in and push it back to its usual position.

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