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The bottom element stopped working on my stove. The element when tested is still good. The broil element still works and there are no error codes showing. The stove is a Frigidaire PGLEF385C02 made in Feb.05 thank you

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If the element is good then the problem must be the thermostat /switch is not working (a common fault) or you have a wiring fault which is rare. Check out the thermostat/switch controlling the bottom element and replace if necessary.

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is the heating element that is found at the top of the oven and produces a very high heat for broiling. If the broil element isn't working, you should first do a visual inspection for signs that the element has blistered or separated. If the element appears normal then you can check for continuity with a multi-meter. Remove power from the appliance before performing this test. Remove the back panel and locate the terminals for the broil element and inspect the terminals and wires for signs of overheating or damage.

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Check the element for signs of heating and if it is still cold then it may be defective. Disconnect the power and then remove the back panel. First check the wires as they may have become loose or corroded. If the element appears to be fine visually, test it for continuity with a multi-meter. ( by placing the each of the meter prongs on each end of the heater element connectors) If the element is burned or no longer has continuity, it will need to be replaced. Depending on the manufacturer of the element, you will normally read between 19 ohms and 115 ohms

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I believe you will have to take the back off to access the element unless it plugs in from the front..
Check to make sure the electrical connection to the element is good. If bad clean.
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