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My oven won't come up to full temp - but broiler/clock work fine.

No matter how high we put the temp on our Model #PLEB30S8C Frigidaire Professional Series Electronic Wall Oven it will only get to 225 degrees. The Broiler and clock work fine...I've looked the model up and can't find anything. The oven is only a few years old - and I really don't want to purchase a new oven yet. I NEED my oven...it's not quite BBQ weather out right now and I'm really missing out on the baking season! I would like to try to fix it myself - rather than call a tech...and all the relatives want to come to my house this year. HELP!

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  • sharolette Jan 02, 2009

    My friend wouldn't take the advise and insisted it was the heating element so we bought a new one - but it still didn't work. So we had to go back and order a new OEC, which due to timing had to be overnighted. They gave us a store credit for the heating element which we applied towards the OEC and the overnight shipping charges. I wish I would have had the electric meter it would have saved a lot of time. Thanks for the info...It's great to have my oven back!

  • sheino673 Apr 19, 2009

    same issue. what is an OEC?

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You either need a temperature probe or a board if the element is heating. If you have an electric meter ohm out the temperature probe. it should be a long skinny piece of metal coming out of the top left or top right corner of the oven cavity. if you ohm it it should read about 1250 ohms.. on your meter that would be the horseshoe looking thing. if it ohms out correctly then it may be your board.

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