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Neither oven will heat more than 325 degrees, even on broil

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  • lisbil1 Oct 06, 2009

    Can you tell me the part numbe and estimated cost. Where is the "high limit unit located?

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This is caused by the thermostat or the thermistor (heat sensor) depending on what model you have. Sometimes the capillary bulb on a thermostat can be cleaned and it will fix the problem. Take a look and see what you have.

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Please keep in mind that I am attempting to diagnose your appliance without being there and with very little information.

There is a high limit on the unit. You will need to replace it. It's what is keeping it from getting hotter. It should only come into play at 520-550 degrees. When they get weak they will cut power to the elements at a lower temp.

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