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Heating element for oven

A 3 inch section of the heating element was glowing red but at that point small flames were coming out of it and it was blue in color . The rest of the element was black. Do i just need a new element or is it a bigger problem?

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You just need a new element fitting. If it is fan assisted, make sure the fan is working o/k, if it is slow starting or sluggish or noisy,it is advisable to replace it also.
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