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My GE Spectra heating element caught on fire today and completely disintergrated. Is this common?

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IT CAN BE IF THE ELEMENT HAS NOT BEEN REPLACED FOR A LONG TIME AND IT SOUNDS LIKE THE TERMOSTATS HAVE FAILD SO REPLACE ELEMENTS AND TERMOSTATS AND YOUR OVEN WILL HAVE A NEW LIFE .

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