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Could be either one.  You can check the element at the switch by checking for resistance on L1 and L2 with an ohm meter.  If it shows resistance then the element is ok, then you would replace the switch.  If it shows open the element is bad.  Make sure the oven is unplugged before removing panels and conducting test.

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IFyou are talking about an electric stove burner, then either one of the elements is malfunctioning or broken, or the contacts are dirty or otherwise not making good connection to the stove's burner receptacle. The way to check this is to remove the burner element and swap the similar element into its place to see if it works properly. Assuming the receptacle is not dirty or contaminated with debris, the burner should work normally. If it doesn't (but DID work in the receptacle you pulled it from) then either the receptacle itself is dirty/corroded/contaminated, or the control switch is bad.

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You can usually tell when the element itself burns out. It might have small holes or bubbles on the coil. Replace the element, if found defective.

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