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My oven will not heat up at all.

Yesterday I used the self-cleaning feature and the oven worked fine. This morning when I went to use the oven it reamained cold. The light comes on, the preheating timer comes on, but no heat on the at all.

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  • julie_s May 11, 2010

    Could you check your bake and broil elements? The self-clean feature uses a lot of power (the overn comes up to over 500 degrees for a sustained period of time) and this can cause the bake and broil elements to burn out.



    The elements in your oven are similar to the filament in a light bulb -- they either work, or they fail. I think it would be unusual for both elements to burn out at the same time, but not impossible.



    If you see any cracks or rough spots in your elements, it could mean that element has failed. Check both elements (use s flashlight if you can't get a good look at them with the oven light alone). If both appear damaged, tell the service agency this when you call. The repairman should be able to bring both elements with him (elements are easily obtained at any parts dealer if you provide the model and serial number of your appliance).

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Make sure your cooking timer is on manual....

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