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The left front radiant heating unit does not heat. All other are working fine

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  • Stanley Mietus Dec 20, 2008

    thank you, still work in progress,makes sense, I'm on it Monday

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Check the heating unit with an OHM meter.

This is not rocket science. An OHM meter will check for continuity (a break inside the heating unit). Any appliance parts place will have a meter, even Wal-Mart. The meter can be set for AC/DC/ OHM's, Volts, etc.

Set the meter on OHM and touch the two leads on the meter together and the meter arm should move. Now, take the heating unit out of the range and touch one lead to one end of the heating unit and the other lead to the other end. If you get a reading then the unit is good and the switch must be replaced.
No reading, replace the heating unit.

Some parts require knowing how many OHM's but in this case any kind of reading will show there is no break inside the unit (continuity).

You can check extensions cords this way or set it on volts and check batteries. Everyone should have one.



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Check the element with an OHM meter.

This is not rocket science and an OHM meter can be used for many things. Any good appliance parts place, even Wal-Mart will have a meter which can be set to test AC/DC, OHM's etc. Set the meter on OHM setting and touch the two leads on the meter together, you will see the meter arm move. This is simply a test for continuity. Now take the element out of the Range, touch one lead to one end of the element and the other lead to the other end. If you do not get any reading then there is a break inside the element and must be replaced. If you get any reading at all then the element is good and the eye switch must be replaced.

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