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Kenmore stove top elements incorrectly heating

My 3 year old Kenmore (model 790.90102) has 4 burners. None of them is calibrated correctly, one is really off. On settings from 1 to 9 (9 being high), at 9 the elements are red hot, at eight or seven they are below medium and won't even hold a slow boil unless the pot is covered. Any chance this is fixable?

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This may be a serious malfunction that you cannot attempt to fix on your own. You should bring an expert to talk about this. Chances may be, you will need to buy a new oven.

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