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If both are dead then its most likely the control board id defective or you are missing one phase of the 240 volts needed to heat the elements

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Good Morning Shari,

I see that you are having trouble with your Frigidaire range, model# FEF368GCH, and the bake element not working while the broil element is. I suggest giving your appliance a hard reset, by shutting the power off at your home's circuit breaker, for 2-3 minutes. When power is restored, you will have to reset the clock by entering in the time and pressing start. Start a bake cycle, and if you notice that the bake element is still not working, I suggest contacting your local authorized technician. Hope this is helpful.

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Hello, W/D here.
That's the way it is supposed to work. The top element comes on only for broil, but not for bake, and the bottom element comes on for bake, but not for broil.
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NOPE!
  1. Broil element does not have welded-on legs and will touch the bottom of oven, overheating itself and will end up the same way your bake element did; besides, the bottom of the oven will corrode pretty quick
  2. Many ovens use both elements during bake cycle
  3. self clean cycle uses broil element
  4. The bake and broil elements typically have different mounting brackets and screw holes ate in different places
  5. you'd have to cover the hole, left after removing the broil element, and insulate the wires, which went to broil element
  6. the ends, protruding behind the mounting bracket may have different length and different connectors. you may end up shorting the wiring to the casing, which may in turn destroy the control board if there is one
  7. Bake elements usually cost only $40-$60. No jury rigging required.
Hope this helps ;)
Good luck!

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