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Need to replace the terminal that connects to oven element (pic)

Need to replace the terminal that connects to oven element (pic)


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Old 05-15-21, 01:28 PM
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Need to replace the terminal that connects to oven element (pic)

Is there a name for that connector that joins those two red wires with the oven element inside?

Also, I assume it just clamps down on the end/exposed part of the wires?


 
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Old 05-15-21, 01:35 PM
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You would use a non insulated #10 (#10 - 12) ring terminal/crimp.
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You would need a crimp tool to crimp the lug.

Crimp terminals and crimp tool available at many home improvement or auto parts stores.
 
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Old 05-15-21, 01:45 PM
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Just read in a how to guide that you should use a special “high-temperature” terminal. If this is the case, should I wait until Monday to stop by an appliance store? I'm doubtful the home centers would have this.
 
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Old 05-15-21, 03:07 PM
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Use a high temp ceramic wire nut. You may be able to find them at the home or hardware store. Otherwise, an electrical distributer will carry them.
 
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Old 05-16-21, 01:54 AM
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Wire nut ?

That looks like the location where the power cord enters the range. That wire you need a terminal for feeds a heating element but is not connected directly on to the element. Therefore it doesn't need to be any special type of crimp terminal.

While you are working back there.... make sure all the connections are tight.
 
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Old 05-16-21, 05:57 AM
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Ah, I thought it was just a wire connection. I forgot the OP mentioned the wires went to the element.
 
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My picture sucked. Below is one I found online that's better quality (the DIFFERENCE being my terminal connects to two red wires). None of the home centers here locally had what I needed, much less a high temp variation.

Wondering if this will work? https://www.ebay.com/itm/233880615307

EDIT: Just realized that part is coming from the UK with a $14 shipping cost. I guess I'll check some local appliance places during the week.

 
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Old 05-16-21, 10:15 AM
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Ahhhh.....much better. There isn't really a special crimp for two wires. You just need a crimp that can handle the combined wire sizes. I would think you'd need a crimp listed for #10-12 wiring. That's about the biggest slide crimp used.

In the appliance field you'll find the Supco brand. Their crimp would be T1112.
Supco T1112 terminals

What I have done in the past and I like better than the two wires in one terminal is to use a cap crimp. You need a short piece of the same wire as the red wires. All three wires are connected together and a cap end crimp is used. Then you use a slide on crimp for the element. I carry different sizes of the caps as well as the high heat wire which makes this an easier repair for a tech.
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Wondering if this one would be better? The existing are 90 degree as well.

https://www.amazon.com/Supco-T1114-D...dp/B0071NCCRS/
 
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The problem is you need a tight crimp. If the crimp is not on the wires tightly.... it will burn.
 
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