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My mongram ZE1038 oven wont heat on convection bake setting.Th fan comes on but no heat. It works on the other settings ,both elements heat heat up but on convection bake setting nothing but the fan blows,no heat and elements dont come on.Whats my solution?

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  • mensamex2005 Jul 27, 2009

    Thanks, I will try this solution and see if it works and get back to you,Joseph

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Hi....
This could be due to more than one cause selector switch is faulty or
elements faulty. however this would mean both elements gone - there is one at the top and one at the bottom.
also worth while looking at the wiring to the convection elements and the thermostat.
These are the only possibality that is see of.
Thanks
Smith

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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