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Oven problem both heating elements work, but oven will not heat past about 375. the broiler does not heat to much more than barely hot. there are no error codes and everything else works fine.there is a low volume high pitched whine heard best at the front of the downdraft.

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SOURCE: Oven heats very slowly (Jenn-Air JGS9900BDS).

hi, Could be a bad bake element or a bad temperature sensor. If the element will glow bright red/orange with no hotspots it is OK. Take a volt/ohm meter set for ohms and check the temp sensor. If less than 1050 ohms replace it.


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Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: GE Spectra XL 44 Gas Oven Bottom Heating Element Faulty

First look to see if the ignitor is coming on. Most common problem is the ignitor is weak or just bad. When the power is applied to the ignitor it glows and builds up resistance to open the gas valve then it lights. If the ignitor is weak or bad it will not build up enough resistance for gas to come into the burner. One sign of this would be a "woosh" sound when it trys to light. If the ignitor is coming on but not lighting it is most likely the ignitor is bad. Should have a full glow. Also, if the ignitor looks whiteish in color this is a sign of it going bad. You can compare to the broil ignitor to be sure. If the ignitor doesn't come on at all will need to see if you have power to the ignitor. Let me know what you find and let's solve it before you rate the solution.

Posted on Nov 05, 2007

SOURCE: Oven will not heat up

same problem here. Looking for solution..

Posted on Jul 04, 2008

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SOURCE: The heating element on the bottom of the oven does not work.

lots of those old elements are still out there...some come out with simple pull...or two screws holding the wires!.. take to appliance store (sometimes even lowes!)

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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SOURCE: oven and broiler will not heat elements have continuity when oven was turned on heard a pop after that the problem started

do you have voltage? you have to have 240 volts if you only have 120 this might happen check your breaker. does your bake element work? if neither bake or broil work always check the breaker first and let me know

Posted on May 28, 2009

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