Range Repair Viking VGSC3064BSS

Range repair for Viking VGSC3064BSS - February 11 by Morgan Appliance Repair in Chicago

Description of objects for repairing

Object: Viking Range, model VGIS360-6BDSS. Customer claim:oven does not work. Problem: a whole group of components has failed – control board, wires, door hinges. Equipment that was used during repair work:
  • a tool for disassembling household appliances, a new burner for a stove of this model, technical documentation from Viking for this type of device.
In this example, we want to show a comprehensive repair of a Viking gas stove. The stove required serious service. It would not turn on, the ignition did not work, the oven door did not close tightly, and the wires were damaged. The main problem that our engineer diagnosed was a faulty motherboard. We ordered this component for this model. And made a comprehensive repair of the premium segment stove. Read more about our services here: range repair Chicago. Replacing the Direct Spark Ignition (DSI) board, spark module, door hinges, wire pack, and conducting a gas leak test on a Viking Range (model VGSC3064BSS) are tasks that involve detailed technical knowledge and adherence to safety standards. These repairs and tests are complex and, for safety reasons, are often best left to a professional technician, especially the gas leak test which involves the risk of gas exposure. However, for those with experience and understanding of appliance repair, here is a general guide. Please, take this as an educational overview and not a substitute for professional advice.

Repairing procedure

Safety Precautions

  • Disconnect the range from both gas and electrical supplies before starting any repair to prevent gas leaks, electric shock, or other hazards.
  • Use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), like gloves and safety glasses.

Tools You May Need

  • Screwdrivers (Phillips and flat-head)
  • Nut drivers or socket set
  • Multimeter (for electrical tests)
  • Leak detection solution or soapy water (for gas leak test)
  • Adjustable wrench

Replacing the DSI Board and Spark Module

  • Access the Rear Panel:
    • Slide the range away from the wall and remove the rear access panel by unscrewing the securing screws.
  • DSI Board and Spark Module Location:
    • Identify the DSI board and spark module. The DSI board is typically a small circuit board with several wire connections, and the spark module is usually near it with multiple outputs for the burners.
  • Replace the DSI Board:
    • Take a photo or note the wire connections for reference.
    • Disconnect the wires.
    • Unscrew the board from its mounting position.
    • Mount the new DSI board, reattach the wires as per your reference, and secure the board.
  • Replace the Spark Module:
    • Similarly, document the wire connections for the spark module.
    • Disconnect the wires and remove the module.
    • Install the new module, reconnect the wires as they were, and secure the module in place.

Replacing Door Hinges

  • Door Removal:
    • Open the oven door to its fully opened position.
    • Locate the hinge locks on either side of the door (small metal clips or screws that secure the door to the hinge).
    • Engage the hinge locks to unlock the door from the hinges, then carefully lift the door away from the oven.
  • Hinge Replacement:
    • With the door removed, access the hinges attached to the oven frame.
    • Remove the securing screws or bolts and take out the old hinges.
    • Install the new hinges, securing them with the screws or bolts.
  • Door Reinstallation:
    • Align the door at the angle required to fit onto the new hinges.
    • Lower the door onto the hinges, ensuring it’s properly seated.
    • Unlock the hinge locks to secure the door, then test the door’s operation.

Replacing the Wire Pack

  • Identify and Access the Wires:
    • Locate the wire pack that needs replacement. This could involve removing panels or parts to access the wires fully.
    • Note the routing and connections of the existing wire pack.
  • Replace the Wire Pack:
    • Carefully disconnect the old wires from their terminals, removing any securing ties or clamps.
    • Route the new wire pack in the same manner as the old one was installed.
    • Connect the wires to their respective terminals, ensuring a secure fit.

Gas Leak Test

  • Reconnect the Gas Supply:
    • Once all repairs are completed and before the rear panel is reattached, reconnect the gas supply.
  • Test for Leaks:
    • Apply a leak detection solution or soapy water to all gas connections.
    • Turn on the gas supply and inspect each connection for bubbles, which indicate a leak.
    • If a leak is detected, immediately turn off the gas, tighten the connection, and retest.
    • Ensure no leaks are present before proceeding.

Final Steps

  • Reattach the rear panel of the range.
  • Reconnect the electrical power.
  • Test the functionality of the range, ensuring all repairs are successful and the range operates safely.

Important Note

Due to the complexity and safety concerns associated with these repairs, especially dealing with gas appliances, it’s strongly recommended to seek the assistance of a qualified technician if you’re not fully confident in performing these tasks safely. Always prioritize safety and adhere to local codes and regulations.
Here is a small photo report of the work carried out:

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