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OVEN TEMPERATURE TOO HOY

Oven temperature is about 50 degrees too high. We check it with an oven thermometer every time we use it. The adjustment on the knob is maxed to the cooler position. How do we adjust the thermostat?

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If its maxed you cant just turn it down accordinly to what they tempeture is to cook if its 350dgs use 300 dgs

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