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Maytag MER5775QAS My oven is not heating up correctly. Last night when I went to cook I set the temperature to 350 but 2 hours later it was only at 305. When I opened the door to see if it was really 350 the oven was warm but I think the display was correct and it was about 305. After that the display read 250 and 2 hours later it only up to 255. The oven is getting hot but only to 250 even if I set it for 400. Any ideas?

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    When I turn the lower oven on to bake at 350 degrees, it will actually heat up to 425 degrees

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Could be a couple things. If your machine is actually failing either a control board or an oven sensor.

Also measuring the temperature can only be done by a tech unless you have a special tool. Oven thermometers are inaccurate. Plus most ranges should vary temp between 50-75 degrees unless has a feature or the more recent ones keep it between 15-25 degrees.

Try the biscuit test, buy some biscuit, brand not important, i just say pillsbury. Cook exactly as recommended on package. If results are a little overcooked or a bit undercook try a feature called Adjusting the oven temperature or Calibrating the oven. This can be done by following the instructions in your book.

Maytag.com click support click manuals put in model MER5775QA (notice i took off your models S) open the Use guide, page 14

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