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No power to Magic Chef Electric oven

Replaced bake element on Magic Chef oven and now it doesn't come back on

Bake element fried itself enough to burn thru one end. It was kind of exciting!?! I installed a replacement after shutting off circuit breaker and unplugging oven/stove.

When I plugged it back in and flipped the circuit breaker back on, I get no power at all (no display lights, nothing).

Can anybody help me troubleshoot?

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I'm not familiar with this oven, but it ought to have protection against this kind of exciting burn-out.
This could be a fuse: find it and replace it, or it could be a circuit breaker: look for a reset button.
As I said, I don't know this oven; this attempt to help is based on the general idea that it ought to have some built in protection.

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