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Oven gets warm but not Hot! Only 50 to 60 Volts AC across the both elements in the Oven.

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  • rdthee May 11, 2010

    220 V at top burners, so no blown fuse, etc.

  • rdthee May 11, 2010

    Sorry, no I meant the 4 Burners on top show 220V.

    Only 50-60 V appear at both the Broiler Element, and the Bake Element in the Oven.

    Resistance on digital Meter on 2,000 ohm scale shows 19-20 ohm, on Both Oven Elements.

  • rdthee May 11, 2010

    Sorry, Thought Fixya had sent you that!

    This is my First time.

    Range says Tappan, Mdl #31-2649-00-07, Serial # VF41505094.

    Online I can not get that Mdl # to come up with Tappan, But it does come back as Valid Mdl # for Frigidaire.

  • rdthee May 11, 2010

    I am sorry, the stove is my sons, and he had taken the back off and looked around, did not see anything obvious, he's mechanic and a mechanist so hes pretty sharp. But he is not available right now.

    So How does this Fixya think work?

    Can I Phause or postpone this for an hour or so?

  • rdthee May 11, 2010

    Nothing looks Burned or Hot.

    60 V appears at contacts of Conrol Swicth also!

    So Must be Control Switch correct?

    Cost to replace Thermostat, or Control Switch is Too Much to be Practical, unless we can find a used one.

    Are These Good Conclusions?

  • rdthee May 11, 2010

    Yes, Thanks for the Help and Confirmation of our, my son and myself, conclusions. Very good info and quick response. Thanks again, I will be back.


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If that's the case of only 50-60 volts, you should check any fuses in a service disconnect box, or if it is an older oven there could possibly be a glass fused main panel. Whatever you have to deal with for fuses, check to see what's blown and replace.

Let me know how this works out for you.

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  • Benjamin Patri
    Benjamin Patri May 11, 2010

    Do you mean at the boil element you have 220 volts?

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    Benjamin Patri May 11, 2010

    I was meaning a fuse in the oven, not in the house. A make and model number of the oven would be good too.


  • Benjamin Patri
    Benjamin Patri May 11, 2010

    Alright, elements are both fine, 20 ohms is a good reading. Generally if it was the temperature sensor (small rod on top inside back of oven), then only the broil element would work. Your problem is in the oven, one of it's components has burnt out that supplies voltage to the elements. Open up the back of the oven and see what you find to start. Generally something just burns out.

  • Benjamin Patri
    Benjamin Patri May 11, 2010

    Yes, just don't reply until you are ready to and then I get an email notification and will respond when I can

  • Benjamin Patri
    Benjamin Patri May 11, 2010

    Yes, control switch would be first thing to try and replace. If you worry about buying the wrong part, will allow you to return any part minus the shipping within 30 days. Sorry about the bad news but if you need anything else, let me know. The model number should work on repairclinic. It did for me.

    Good luck


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