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I have a Kenmore model 911.4658816 and the oven does keep a accurate temp. if set to 200 degrees for example it may only go to 180 or so. baking does not workout as items are always uncooked in the middle. Is this a thermostat problem or?? if so, where is it located. The heating element gets red hot and is pretty new. old one had broken, burned spot. Thanks for any help on this.

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@00 or 180, does not spoil cooking. If that is your only problem, then set oven to 220 or 230 with your thermostat in the oven. Then compare the reading in the oven to the one on the control panel.
You can then set the stat on the control panel to higher or lower, to compensate for the difference.
A new stat might not make that much difference as other issues might be involved.

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

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there are relays on the oven control that turn the elements on and off, sounds like you need a new control

Posted on Mar 12, 2008

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Sir, I think the top oelement is for broiling ONLY. It should not turn on when baking. The clicking may be the oven heating up.
How far apart were the oven temp instrument and the digital?
Don't expect them to match...they are inaccurate.

1. Heat water until it boils. Place digital therm in boiling water until it comes up to 212deg. If it is not at 212 in boiling water, record the error.(this gives a rough calibration to the digital)
2 Turn on oven, set to 350 deg, place digital therm on rack. Wait until oven reaches 350 (on stove) and read the digital. Note the difference between the two

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Your ignitor is weak. Change it.It should be very bright ,if it is dim it is weak.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

SOURCE: GE JBP30 oven bottom element not working after being replaced

I would be looking at the bake relay on teh coven control board. Using a voltage meter test the output voltage when energizing the bake feature. Be sure to remove the bake element wire coming from the bake element to the control. Test this terminal without the bake element wire attached. From the terminal with one meter probe to the neutral on the terminal block (where your cord attaches to), you should read 110 volts when energized and 0 voltge when shut off. What are you reading? If I can help further, I am here.....

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Eric Campion

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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