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My oven stays on, only way to shut off it to shut breaker

My oven stays on, even when the knob is turned to off. the only way to shut it off is to turn off the breaker

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Do you mean it continues to heat, or the indicator "says" it's on ? These wall ovens have notorious problems with the erc (clock/timer) could be a relay stuck in the closed position. trip the breaker, pull out the erc and visually inspect it, or if you're really inclined check to see if the relay "cycles" (clicking on & off/open & closed) through out operating.

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