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Bake element doesnt work everything else does

Hello, The bake setting stopped working the other day. I opened oven to see that bake element was melted mostly on right (if looking into oven) 2/3 of unit. I replaced with new element. It still is not working. I measured resistance of new element; it is 16.8 ohms. I opened up the back of oven to expose wiring, everything looks good; no burned wires, no wires appear disconnected. We are having relatives over this weekend so I am in big trouble with the wife if I dont get it fixed. Any help is super appreciated.

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  • Airfix May 25, 2008

    Same problem as Jon, bake element burnt through, replaced with new and now it won't heat, suspect circuit board, any iudeas? I have checked all wiring, temp sensor and door switch, all is o.k.

  • jon12 Nov 05, 2008

    Thanks for the follow up RV. I suspected the board. I had a repair person come out to check the situation and get his opinion. He confirmed it was the board. I decided not to fix it though (thinking I have a lemon since one of the top burners also started not working) and have since purchased a new GE model.

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Control unit is probably the problem, You should check your Breaker to make sure it didnt trip outside of that you can check voltage to the element with the oven set to bake, if you dont have votage to element then it would most likely be the board. I just checked the wiring diagram for this unit and there is an over limit switch which is a long shot but worth checking. My bet is on the board. There are 2 listings for the part number so if you check on parts make sure you have full model # serial # AND series #(should be a 2 digit number like 10 or something)

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