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I have an Amana AEW4630DDS wall oven. Sometimes the broiler will come on for no reason while in baking mode. Any idea as to why this is happening?

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The broiler is the source of oven heat.

Posted on Nov 20, 2014

Testimonial: "Well if you knew anything about this unit you would know that it has a heating element on the bottom of the oven and a broiler unit on the top of it. It is also a convection oven too. I am not uneducated and your answer seems to be just that or UN-knowledge of this product."

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SOURCE: Jenn Air wall oven-Broiler element comes on and will not turn off....

Boone, by the sound of your post it sounds like the power relay board could be bad. If you had a stuck or shorted keypad, you should be getting a different code. The F2 code means an overheated condition. If it's a double oven it could mean a secondary board failure. The way to go on this would be to ohm out the temp sensor first. Should read about 1100 ohms at room temp. Another way to check it is to swap the bake and broil wires on the power relay board. They will be marked BA and BR. Fire the oven up again and if the bake element comes on then you know that the broil relay is stuck or shorted. Without being there to do the tests, I believe that the problem lies in the power relay board. The part number for the board is 71003431. Priced around 116.00. Jenn-Air usually has a 5 year warranty on these parts. Hope this points you in the right direction. Catriver..post back

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This means that the Power to element relay energized during time of day display. You have a problem with the wiring harness and it is shorted or you need to change the power relay board (PRB). If it is a double oven, you need to change second oven board.

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SOURCE: the oven broiler work but the baking part doesent.

hi thanks for the question I would replace the bottom igniter it has failed thanks the appliance doc

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Trying to better define the problem....

Do you have any cuts, holes or "shorting" or tin-foil/aluminum around your bottom bake heat-element? If so, you may need to replace the baking Heat Element. (Ensure you do not use aluminum foil around your heat element to prevent your oven from getting dirty)

To replace your baking heat element, with power off; remove 2 screws securing the bake element. Slightly tug and pull towards you for about 3 inches or so and disconnect the connecting wires at each end. Then completely remove the heat element and install new in reverse manner. Whats' you're model number?



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SOURCE: whirlpool SF315PEPW1 oven/broiler won't work

whirlpool range/over the broiler works the oven does not warm up. what is the solution.

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if so, try the oven out. do a bake @ 350 allow it to pre-heat, and see if once the pre-heat is comlete, id the broil shuts off.
on many ovens at the beginning of the cycle during pre-heat both bake and broil elements are powered.

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