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My ge spectra stove bake element is not heating

Hello, my ge spectra stove bake element is not heating. i replaced the bake element, and it looks like the prong that goes into the stove is a little burned. i do not know how to check the fuses, which was suggested to me earlier.

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  • joannem53 Jul 16, 2008

    I HAVE A GE SPECTRA STOVE / CONVECTION OVEN. THE KEY PAD IS BAD AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE SINCE THEY HAVE DISCONTINUED THE STOVE, MODEL GBP85WB4WW!! DOES ANYONE KNOW WHERE TO GET THIS ELUSIVE PART!!!!!!!!!!! HELP........................................!

  • sdjfletch Jan 05, 2009

    My Spectra bake element broke in half but I have no idea why. How do I replace the element. Sam

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2009

    Spectra oven XL44 not gitten hot

  • has2850 May 11, 2010

    The problem started last week with the arcing of the lower baking coil of our July 1979 combination (micro & oven model J - KP97G serial MF980755M)GE oven... I replaced the same lower coil that I previously successfully replaced in 2001. Except this time, only the upper coil functions in the Bake mode although the oven Clean mode works great. I just replaced the oven switch WB22X5123 as recommended in lieu that there was no connection being made between the 2 'Bake' terminals and no visible wire connection problem was visible. I tested the new coil to the normal 17.8 ohms although the power across the lower coil terminals was only about 40 volts...The thermastat unit contacts looked ok and I cleaned the copper contacts. (just a note that we have not had a continuous red light on the bake light for some time and we have adjusted the oven temp dial to 50 degrees warmer than desired with success for years...) We would like to continue using our current oven for at least 5 years when we may replace some of our kitchen appliances. Please help. Thank You.

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Buy the element at a local appliance store and replace it for like $20.00

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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I have a GE Spectra stove. The top element over heated and broke in half.

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Many ovens have two heating elements. Upper and lower. Now I am no Julia Child, but I think bake turns on just the lower heating element? And broil turns on just the top heating element????

So I suppose you might have it on bake and it is not working. Might try broil and see if that works. If yes, then you are getting power through all the controls to the upper heating element, so good chance just the lower heating element is bad.

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