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Oven doesn't heat

I bought the oven last year and I used the oven 2 or three times and the oven doesn t heat properly. The support person said that it could be the calibration.

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I'm not sure what properly means.  If the unit is working, you can get a cheap oven thermometer to check the function of the thermostat.  Let the unit come to 350 and check the thermometer.  If it is off by more than about 20 degrees, there is a calibration change method in most oven handbooks.
If the unit is not working at all, this is another issue and needs a different set of diagnostics.

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