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Oven element We have an older Kelvinator built in oven. The broil element burnt out. I removed it and it is 3000 wattage. Does it have to be replaced with same wattage or can it be lower, like 2000

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No needs to be 3000 wats for proper operation as broil is supposed to be hoter than bake but you could use 2000 if thats all you have available it wont damage any thing if thats what you mean

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