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Element Burning Out on Kenmore Oven

Appears to be on fire! Do I need to worry? How do I install a new one?

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  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2009

    I had the oven on when I noticed a glo thru its window. The heating element was on fire. Was able to remove pan and turn off oven. It burnt itself out. The element then broke part. I think I will get a new non-kenmore range.

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The elements short out internaly.happens all the time.it will look blistered and welded.it dosent mean any things wrong with your range.you just need a new element.and you turn off the power to install.God bless tom

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