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I have a southbend silverstar.

It is consitently 40 degrees hotter on the left side.  All heating elements glow.  fan runs smothly.  have two heat thermometetrs.  have switched thermometers from side to side, no change.

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Check the fan spacing from the back wall. I think that model should be about 3/4" between the back of the fan and the back of the oven wall. That will probably put it about an 1/8th to 1/4 inch from teh baffle in front of the fan. Also make sure the baffle is installed correctly.

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Check your fan to see if it is clogged or dirty

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Hello Ally;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service appliance technician.

You may not have a problem. Normally your oven will rise about 40 degrees F. above the set temperature and then shut down, until the oven temperature falls 40 degrees F. below the set temperature, then the oven turns back on.

Your oven temperature is controlled by you oven thermocouple.

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My name is Peter. I am a retired field service appliance technician.

There is no thermal cut off.

There are only 3 controlling components:

1.) Your heating element - I your heating element glows then this component is probably good. Just to be on the safe side, inspect the two contacts at the back wall for corrosion.

2.) Your oven thermocouple - Remove your oven thermocouple and Ohm it out. You should get a reading between 1000 - 1100 Ohms if it is good.

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Hello there and than you for choosing Fixya
If your oven does not heat, does not heat enough or does not broil, a common cause is a burned out heating element. There are two elements, the baking element on the floor of the oven and the broiling element on the ceiling of the oven. They are about the diameter of a pencil and typically supported by metal stand-offs.
This easiest test you can do is to turn on the oven and observe the heating element. If it glows red, the element is working. When baking, the broiling element may come on to assist with preheating or to maintain the oven temperature. When set to bake, if the broiler comes on, but the baking element does not, the likely cause is a burned out baking element.
When set to broil, the broil element should glow red, but the bake element typically is not used. If the broiler does not glow, it is likely a burned out heating element.
There are other possible causes of these symptoms, refer to our diagnostic page for some other possibilities.
To test the heating element using a multimeter, follow the steps provided below.
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  2. Follow the heating element back to where it goes through the wall of the oven. Remove the bracket that secures the element in place.
  3. Unscrew or unfasten any stand-off supports that secure the element to the oven.
  4. Pull the element part way out to expose the oven's wiring connected the element.
  5. Label the wires and secure them in place so they do not fall back into the cavity.
  6. Disconnect the wires from the element.
  7. Using a multimeter set to x1, touch one probe to each of the element contacts. Expect resistance in the range of 20 to 40 ohms. Infinite or kilo-ohm resistance usually indicates a bad element and it should be replaced.
  8. If the element tests okay, reconnect the wires, slip them back into the cavity and resecure the element.

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This probably means you have a defective heating element that does not heat evenly through out the length of the element!

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