Maytag oven not heating. If your Maytag oven has stopped heating, the fault may be down to a power source issue.
Both electric and gas ovens require electricity to operate; these types of lighting systems will no longer ignite without power having first been transferred to it by way of the plug socket and extension cable.
The electric wires inside any given appliance would need to be inspected in order to find out if they are carrying current, or if there may be a break in connection within the appliance or fuse box.
If your Maytag oven has an electric control panel that allows you to program cycles including cooking and cleaning, locking it for safety reasons may become necessary if the mechanism isn’t working properly.
Maytag oven not heating
Here we will discuss some common issues and solutions for the Maytag oven, not heating.
Defective Bake Element
When lit, the heating element will emit a red glow. If it does not glow red, it means that the element is either off or not functional.
If the heating element is switched off by accident, this is what causes the problem.
First, make sure the oven is plugged in and operating properly. Next, check all of your temperature settings and make sure they match what you want them to be set at on your dials (you can find more information in your owner’s manual).
At times, if one has accidentally knocked down their wall socket, they might have unplugged the cord which essentially caused their heating element to turn off due to lack of power i.e electricity
flow through the wires coming into contact with each other in order for activation to occur thus causing the oven to turn off because it could no longer get energy from a power source.
Faulty Broil Element
Inspect the broiler element, which is directly below the oven control, for damage. When the broiler element glows red hot, it indicates that it’s heating properly. If it doesn’t glow red hot, this means that it is not heating.
But in most cases, if the broiler element has burned out and therefore no longer works there will be a visible problem with it.
To see if an element actually gets hot using a multimeter connected to its lead wire terminals dipped into the dark recesses of a broiler drawer half-filled with water.
Then turn on the broil function in question and test the reading more than likely there should be
electricity present flowing through to generate heat which can be verified by seeing whether or not you get some readings back on your analog or digital multimeter.
Control panel’s problem
Certain Maytag ovens have a control lock function. The control lock can appear by itself on the digital display and may show a lock icon.
There is also an actual button that toggles between the locked and unlocked settings, which are used when there are children in the home who might be tempted to tinker with buttons or otherwise press them accidentally.
Fault in Thermal Fuse
When the oven gets too hot, the thermal fuse trips to cut off power. This prevents the oven from heating. It is a rare occurrence, though.
To determine if the thermal fuse is at fault, our team uses a multimeter to measure continuity.
If there is no continuity, it means that it blew and we need to replace it. The thermal fuse cannot be reset – if it blew, we should have replaced it.
An issue with Relay Board
Some ovens are equipped with a relay board. The relay board has several relays which help to control the amount of current being sent to the heating elements.
If one or more of these relays are broken, the oven will not heat. If you’re having this problem it could be that the relay board is bad, so calling an appliance repair service or doing some research about fixing it yourself may be in order!
The igniter is the part of an oven that is normally responsible for sparking a gas flame to light up.
Now, the igniter can sometimes be replaced by a heating coil or some other means depending on how your oven works.
However, if you notice that no matter what you do, there is simply no heat coming out of your oven, it might be time to look into replacing the brass rods which are inside of the burner itself.
These kinds of things happen when people leave pans in their ovens and such – so it’s important that you know how to care for your appliances properly.