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When I try to start the my built in oven at 350 degrees, it always reverts to Lo. What does that mean and how can I reset? Model KEBC177KSSo5 Serial XT4909585 Thanks tons. Margaret Brenner

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Its normal to revert to LO. then it should gain in temp as it heatsup past 170 degrees. Im assuming tht your not heating up at all, and if so you either have a bac bake element (visually can inspect to see if damaged). or you need a new over temp thermostat,located on back wall of hte oven itself, would need to pulled from cabinet to ck for continuity.

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My name is Peter. I am a retired field service appliance technician.

The normal operation of a oven is the oven will rise 20-40 degrees above the set temperature and turn off. Then, when the oven temperature drops 20-40 degrees below the set temperature it will turn back on and cycle again. This is true except for the new accurate ovens.

Since you are getting heat your oven heating element is good.

You have a older oven.

Your problem is either the oven thermostat which cost over $200.00.
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1.) Take a chance and purchase the oven thermostat and install it. If this does not solve the problem you can return it less shipping and restocking charges.

2.) My professional recommendation is to put the old girl to rest.
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a.) Go to a Sears Outlet (Scratch and Dent) Store, save a couple of hundred dollars on a new oven and still get a one year warrantee .
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