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Kenmore Elite convection fan does not turn on

All heating elements and controls work. In convection mode fan does not turn on. I did a continuity check of fan and it is ok. Apparently fan never did work. Never had a convection oven before, so I didn't realize fan didn't work 8 years ago.

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Heating elements are protected by a fusable link that is a one time fuse that is meant to protect the stove from overheating. It sounds like the elements need to be replaced

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Oven comes on and off intermittently or heats very little:

If the timer feature is activating and you have not touched the timer button at all, this would have to be a failed Electronic Oven Control. The timer button is either shorting at times or closing on its own from heat or moisture. The Electronic Oven Control would need to be replaced to repair the problem.

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You can check this if you have a multimeter or continuity tester.

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