Question about Kenmore 91112 / 91114 / 91117 Electric Kitchen Range
The element works when on broil but does not when on bake. I was told it could be the oven control board and was also told this model does not have a oven control board. Any ideas
What is the complete model # from the sticker on the range? I will need that so I can look into this for you. I will say that I have seen, in several cases, where the oven control gets a surge and fries after an element has broken.
Posted on Nov 10, 2007
Check that you have not lost one side of the 240 volt line at the receptacle. This would be MOST noticeable on the oven but would also reduce the cooktop.
Beyond that, the thermostat and oven timer are suspect.
Inadvertently setting a delayed start of the oven could cause it of course, but that would be obvious.
Posted on Oct 27, 2009
It appears your ERC/CLOCK has failed in this instance.
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Posted on Oct 01, 2010
SOURCE: bake element burned out on
You should have 120 to the element when not in bake mode, while in bake mode you should have 220 - 240 volt. Sounds like you lost a relay to send the additional power to the element, or you have a High Limit thermostat which could be open. This is a safety device to protect the unit from over heating, this only goes if temperatures increase higher the safety levels, normally set about 200 degrees or so along the air flow channels. I would trace from the elements to the clock and find the missing source of current.
I hope this helps
Be safe with electricity......
Posted on Jul 26, 2011
Testimonial: "Perfect! it was the high limit thermostat.Thank You for your help"
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