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Jennair Duel Fuel Gemini Range JDR8895ACS The convection Roast option provides no heat (power to the element?) Everything else, including convection bake works fine. Is this an electronic problem? the unit was purchased 1/20/08

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  • holyheck Nov 19, 2009

    Hey thanks for attempting a solution. The thing is your solutions imply manual dials/ clock /fuses etc. Its all electronic. Check out the model and get back to me with a solution relating to the electronic controls. (the same heating element is used for roasting and baking but only works when the baking option is selected) or is it the same element? Maybe its the broiling element?



    Harold

  • holyheck Nov 19, 2009

    Reasonably deductive. Helped me to isolate the problem myself

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Will not heat: Things to check- The screw in fuses, they are usually the 30 amp fuses for the oven. Next is the clock assembly, often these clocks will have the words "push for manual" or "turn for manual", this will put the clock back into the normal operating mode rather than the automatic mode. Next, you may have to remove the power and check for any burnt wires. If all checks ok, you will have to test the selector switch and oven control.
if its temprature problem :--
Oven temp problems: Temperature is too low possible trouble makers, blown oven fuse, bake element is out, burnt wire, oven probe clips, oven temp control, oven temp sensor.
Temperature is too high in the oven possible trouble makers, oven temp control, oven relay ( if used ), oven probe clips, oven temp sensor, shorted wire.
These oven probe clips often rust off and the oven temp probe hangs down, or touches the oven wall giving false temperature readings to the oven control.
Element stays on high only:
This is usually a contact inside the switch that has stuck together. Because this contact will not open, the element stays on high heat all the time = new switch time.
Checking a range element :
With the element removed from the range, check across the terminals of the element for continuity. Depending on the manufacturer of the element, you will normally read between 19 ohms and 115 ohms, with an ohm meter. To see if the element is grounded, read between each side of the element terminals to the sheath of the element. If you read continuity, the element is grounded and should be replaced.
This will help. Thanks please keep updated.please do rate the solution positively .thank you for using fixya.

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  • charlymonty Nov 19, 2009

    there are two elements.actually one element divided into two parts.one works only for bake and other works while broil.
    so it can be element.but while replacing.you have to replace whole element.only broil element is not available or only bake element is not available.its combined called heating element.
    you have to get that.you can get required parts from
    www.repairclinic.com
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    thank you for keeping updated. Thanks please keep updated.please do rate the solution positively .thank you for using fixya.

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