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Oven will not shut off broiler element stays on

The broiler stopped working yesterday now when oven was on only the broiler element was on. We were unable to shut oven off. We shut the breaker for the range off. When we turned it back on the oven broiler element is on without turning oven on

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The control knob more than likely operates a relay that has gotten stuck in the energized position. If this isn't the case then the Temp sensor or thermostat probably shorted internally. Unplug the unit before attempting any work.

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