Samsung Range Broiler Malfunctions
If you’re experiencing issues with the broiler function on your Samsung range, it can disrupt your cooking routine. The broiler is essential for tasks like browning, melting, or quickly cooking the top of dishes. Here, we’ll explore common causes of broiler malfunctions and provide DIY solutions to address them.
How to Replace the Broil Element in Your Oven
- Step 1: Switch off the oven’s circuit breaker or unplug the power cord.
- Step 2: Pull out the oven from the cabinet.
- Step 3: Using a head screwdriver, take out the screws around the back of the oven which hold its lower panel in place.
- Step 4: Lift the panel off and set it aside. Be careful as the edges of the panel are sharp.
- Step 5: Disconnect the wires connected to the broil element terminals.
- Step 6: Get a multimeter and turn it to the ohms setting.
- Step 7: Test the broil element for continuity. If there is no continuity, you will need to replace the broil element.
- Step 8: Disconnect the wire plug connected to the temperature sensor.
- Step 9: Go to the front of the oven and open the door.
- Step 10: Flip the catches forward using a flat blade screwdriver.
- Step 11: Close the door till it can’t go any further then lift it off.
- Step 12: Set the door on a cloth-lined surface.
- Step 13: Slide out the racks in the oven and set them aside.
- Step 14: On the upper back wall of the oven, you will see the temperature sensor in between the broil element. Take out the Philips head screws which secure it.
- Step 15: Remove the temperature sensor.
- Step 16: Take out the two screws on the back wall of the oven which secure the broil element.
- Step 17: Take out the other two screws on the top wall of the oven which hold the broil element. Support the element while taking out these screws so it doesn’t fall.
- Step 18: Take out the broil element from the oven and get a new one.
- Step 19: Position the new element in the oven and insert the terminals into the back wall of the oven.
- Step 20: Return the screws at the top of the oven interior which secure the broil element.
- Step 21: Return the other two screws on the back wall of the oven which secure the element as well.
- Step 22: Reinsert the temperature sensor in the oven and hold it in place with the two screws.
- Step 23: Slide the racks back into the oven.
- Step 24: Lift the oven door and position the hinges back into the slots on each side of the oven.
- Step 25: Flip the hinge catches back.
- Step 26: Close the oven door and go to the back of the oven.
- Step 27: Reconnect the wire plug to the temperature sensor.
- Step 28: Also reconnect the other two wires to the broil element.
- Step 29: Reposition the oven’s lower back panel and hold it in place with the Philips head screws.
- Step 30: Plug the oven back in and push it to the cabinet.