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I need a thermostat for a cooks #780-5003 broiler/oven.

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SOURCE: Gas oven not heating to temp

The fault is either the capillary has fallen away from back or it is a faulty thermostat.
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Posted on Nov 17, 2007

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SOURCE: GE True Temp Oven not heating. Broiler works

we bought a new oven

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Oven taking to long to preheat the doesnt cook the food...speed bake button not working...but broiler and burners do..this just started. IT WAS WORKING


call in a technician or electrician
could be thermostat or a blown element ( probably an element)

Feb 25, 2016 | Ovens

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When cooking Pizza at 220c the top burns-even though the element is on the top and the pizza in the bottom third of the oven, and the base is uncooked - this also takes 30 minutes to cook?


you are using the broiler to cook it,the upper element is the broiler,the lower one is for the oven,turn on the oven so that the bottom element is on,if it doesnt work,then that is the problem

Jul 19, 2015 | Ovens

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First start up


You're actually referring to the "broiler" elements. Most electric ovens have these at the top of the main oven space. (Some gas ovens are set up the same way, but many put the broiler elements in a bottom drawer.)

As their name implies, broiler elements are active only when you're broiling. They will not go on for baking.

Broiling is the process of cooking food by exposing it directly to a high heat source at close range. To broil a steak, for example, you would place the pan holding the steak on an oven rack raised to the top or next to top position in the oven (consult the manual) and set the oven to broil. The top elements will then turn on and cook the meat by direct radiation.

Most people, however, use ovens for baking far more often than for broiling. Baking is the process of cooking food (cakes, casseroles, roasts etc) by indirect heat. In other words you raise the oven to a certain temperature, put the food on a rack more in the middle of the oven, and let the surrounding heat cook it over time. When you bake the top broiler elements usually don't come on at all.

I hope this helps.

Apr 30, 2014 | KitchenAid Ovens

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Broiler element doesn't work


Reseating the Element The broiler is heated using an electric element which should be clipped in to the top of the broiler enclosure. If this has come loose then it might not be making contact with the necessary terminals. Try to reseat the terminal but before doing so you must ensure that the electricity is turned off.
Testing the Element The element is what heats up and cooks the food in the broiler. Over time the heat can damage the broiler element. These elements are supported by stand-offs and if the element burns out or becomes damaged then this can be a common reason why the broiler isn't working.
The easiest way to test whether this is working is to turn the broiler on and look at the element. If it is working correctly then the element should be glowing red.
Another slightly more complicated test for the broiler element is to remove the element from the oven and disconnect it. Then use a multimeter to check the continuity of the element. Set the multi-meter to measure resistance and then put it either side of the element. The normal measurement should be between 20 and 40 ohms. If the element is infinitely resistant then this means it's broken and will need to be replaced.
Testing Oven Controls Another reason why the broiler will fail to work is because of problems with the oven controls. A thermostat is used to set the temperature of the broiler, and the oven selector controls are used to control the setting of the broiler.
Turn the oven controls on to see whether the broiler is working properly. If not the controls can be removed and tested using a multimeter. Check the outputs to ensure that the controls are working correctly.
These can also be replaced if required by fitting a replacement part designed specifically for your oven.


Read More: Troubleshooting an Oven Broiler Doesn Work

Feb 09, 2014 | Thermador SEC302 Electric Double Oven

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COOKS MEAT OK BUT DONES'T COOK COOKIES AND PASTREYS ALL THE WAY THUR, WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?? THANKS DOUG


Hi, it kinda sounds like your using the broiler, and what you need to use is the bake feature.

Feb 04, 2010 | Amana AOGD2750 Gas Double Oven

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Large oven burning food on top shelf when in fan assisted mode


Always cook food in the middle of the oven. Assuming this is an electric oven, there is a heating element up there that will cause burning of food, much like a broiler works.

If you must cook that high up in the oven, then cover the food your cooking with foil.

Dec 16, 2009 | Kenmore Ovens

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Gas oven not heating to temp


The fault is either the capillary has fallen away from back or it is a faulty thermostat.
Regards
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Nov 17, 2007 | Ovens

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