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Hi Barry, I'm unable to open the link to the repair guide this morning. I was able to open it yesterday and made copies of the last couple pages for reference at home last night. I was unable to find the safety switch last night so I wanted to go back to this guide this morning and was unable to open it due to incorrect password XXXXX userid. Who would I direct this issue too within Just Answer? Gary
That was my fault, I was cleaning up some of my files and did not realize I got yours. I am sorry about that. It is right beside of the fan.
CLICK HERE FOR FILE.
I have relooked at the file and I think it is saying I must remove the stove top to access the safety switch? I assume then that this switch (and fan) must be located on the top of the oven under the burners?
I removed the top burns assembly and removed another piece of sheet metal below it to expose insulation. Partially removing and lifting the insulation i was able to expose the top surface of the oven. There are no cooling fans or safety switches on the entire oven top surface. I do have a scroll fan which is attached in the back on the top side which is duct-ed over the top of the oven and comes out in the front just above the oven door. I'm wondering if this particular model uses a different cooling fan which is the scroll fan I mentioned in the back. So that still leaves me trying to find that elusive safety switch!
Did Barry say he was leaving this conservation? He did respond to me over the weekend, I sent the question above last night asking for clearification on location of a switch. Wow is it something I did?? I thought he was doing really well. As far as finding another expert, I guess I would like you to do that if there is one, thanks
Hello, Thank you for using this service, I will be helping you with your problem today
Hi this is Bryan. do you still need help ? I found the diagram with the thermal cut on it. its number 219 on the diagram. click this blue link to see the diagram. have you check that yet ? http://www.appliancepartspros.com/body-parts-for-electrolux-ew30es65gsd.html
Thanks but I believe 219 switch you referenced is the one I already checked Bryan. The switch I inspected is to the right and above the convection fan in the back of the stove, The safety switch in the service manual picture shows a cooling fan near it which is the cooling fan I have been looking for. I took a picture of the back of our stove to show you the scroll cooling fan in ours but am unable to attach here. If you would like I can forward to an email address or maybe there is a trick to getting it loaded on this site? Thanks Gary
Yes that's the one, it's located on the back panel near the top of the stove and to the right view aft looking forward.
Barry asked me to test this additional switch after I tested the one in the back with this note from above:
"There is another safety not shown on the parts diagrams. I uploaded a file for you, scroll to the last page and you will see it. Repeat the same test for this part as the one you did last night. Again there is a reset for it as well"
He also sent me a link to a service manual that showed this safety switch located near a "cooling" fan.
I removed the leads and tested for continuity. I did not push the button first.
Thanks Tom, I can do that but need some sort of diagram to know where the relay board is and which is the J1 and J4 connectors. I'm guessing this board is hanging off the back wall of the stove.
Perfect, I will check for voltage tonight!
Okay, I located the two boards, got power over to the range but when trying to identify the pin numbers I was stumped! So specifically The Relay board or main control board, I found the J4 connector but it has 16 pins without any indications of how they are numbered. The other board the Main electronic control board or oven control board identified all its connectors with P's (eg. P1,P2,P3.......) I looked at all the connectors on that board and was unable to find a J1 connector. I referenced the names of the boards above to make sure I am looking at the right board as the names in your instructions aren't exactly the names in the "repair Clinic" Web site you directed me too. Oh, good morning by the way and thanks for your help!
I do remember a schematic in our file on this stove. I will look at that. Did the different names of the boards concern you? I was wondering on the oven control board especially in that the connectors were all labeled with P's not J's?
Re reading the literature it DOES state the oven controller board is labled P , not J
I do remember looking at the P1 connector and noting it had only 2 wires going to it, heavier wire, looked like the main AC 120volt power supply to the board, sound right to you?
After a little internet work I found the wire ribbon coming off the connector will have an odd color wire which is the pin 1 wire. Bad news for me, no power from pin 1 to pin 3. I also checked the other connector even though the instructions said if no power on the oven control don't bother, well no power there either. Is this replacement time?
That's right, no power. The J4 connector has 16 pins, the wire ribbon coming off this connector goes to the touch control board. The diagram I have does not show any of the signal circuits, looks like just power circuits for the burners and range.
I did find a second safety switch, this one is in front up by the burners. It too was good. I'm begining to fear the worst, any recommendations on which board(s) to replace first?
That board was not the problem. I found out that putting power to the ground causes the boards on the back of the range to fail. I replaced those and the problem is no more!