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OVEN WILL NOT HEAT, BOTTOM ELEMENT NOT WORKING

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Well, to ensure the element is bad, you can take an ohm meter to the contacts of it and measure the resistance. It should be around 20 ohms. If it is much greater or infinite, the element is bad. To get to the contacts you will need to unplug the oven, pull it away from the wall and remove the rear panel. Then disconnect the element wiring and touch the probes from the meter to the contacts on the element. You can order a new element locally or from repairclinic.com. Let me know what you find.

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Posted on Nov 04, 2010

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can you see the bottom element?? if so usually , its obvious when the element goes bad, youll see the damage.TURN OFF POWER. 2 screws remove elemnet from the front 2 wires, plug in aa new one and your good

Posted on Mar 01, 2008

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SOURCE: The heating element on the bottom of the oven does not work.

lots of those old elements are still out there...some come out with simple pull...or two screws holding the wires!.. take to appliance store (sometimes even lowes!)

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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