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Why is me bake element witch is brand new heating up without the oven being on?

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Who did the work? Call them back. If you did DIY, you bypassed the connections to the thermostat, and or a possible relay more capable of switching the 220vac power to the heating element. It is on because it is directly connected to the 220vac power line.
This is dangerous DIY, I don't recommend it, unless you have an electrician's license and know what you are doing. Call a real Appliance service Technician.

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