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Oven not heating to correct temperature

I have a Kitchen Aid Stove Model KES c307hwh4 and it isn't heating properly in the oven.  When I turn the oven on, the element doesn't completely turn red.  Plus I bought a oven thermometer and when the oven beeps at 350--the store bought thermometer shows a temperature of 250 degrees.  Do I need a new element or is it a "brain" problem?

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  • mesasunshine Oct 20, 2007

    This is not a new stove so why would we have a voltage problem now?

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    we thought that the element went out and bought another one and installed it but it gets red hot at 350 then only stays warm

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    Model A-BS45D F1WS. Just brought this model home yesterday and it heated to 375 degrees. Burners work just fine. Today oven heating light comes on till 250 degrees then goes off. Won't heat up. Light comes back on at 500 degrees and for broil but neither element heats up and turns red.

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First thing that should be checked is proper voltage.  Low voltage can cause this problem.  Have that checked by a professional first then let me know what you find.

Posted on Oct 18, 2007

  • Craig Shelton
    Craig Shelton Oct 20, 2007

    I didn't say you did have a voltage problem for sure.  This is the first thing that should be checked in the diagnosis process for this type of complaint.

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