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Oven will not power up.. relay does not engage

I recently went to bake and found that there is no power to either element in my oven. I baked a few weeks ago without incident. Pressing bake on the panel and setting a temp is all as usual, however, when it switches to preheat and actually turns on the oven (usually accompanied by a pronounced click from within the panel) nothing happens. I think the click is a large amperage relay within the panel that is no longer functioning. My ? is, do I have to replace the entire top panel or is the oven relay a separately replaceable part? Or if someone with more experience than myself knows I'm way off-base then by all means any help is appreciated.

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  • wallywhol Feb 03, 2008

    ..also I forgot to say, the oven does not return any error codes as some others have reported. It all seems fine from the outside.

  • thunderbolt3 Mar 06, 2008

    Same exact problem, my range is only 4 yrs old. Only thing to add is that the broil piece works and the self cleaning doesn't. I noticed the entire is 125.00 not cheap. Any updates from the previous problem ? Thank You.

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Hello wallywhol the panel usually has to be replaced. My suggestion is to pull out the range, unplug, then remove the back panel. You can now trace the wiring from the elements to where they connect. If you have a meter, you can plug the range back in and check voltage. There should be between 208 to 240 volts at the elements. If there is a bake relay not on the board, then it can be replaced seperately.

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