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Oven not working bottom element not working top on broil works ok

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That's the way it is supposed to work. The top element comes on only for broil, but not for bake, and the bottom element comes on for bake, but not for broil.
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Bottom element doesnt work in oven, but top does.


NOPE!
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  2. Many ovens use both elements during bake cycle
  3. self clean cycle uses broil element
  4. The bake and broil elements typically have different mounting brackets and screw holes ate in different places
  5. you'd have to cover the hole, left after removing the broil element, and insulate the wires, which went to broil element
  6. the ends, protruding behind the mounting bracket may have different length and different connectors. you may end up shorting the wiring to the casing, which may in turn destroy the control board if there is one
  7. Bake elements usually cost only $40-$60. No jury rigging required.
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Shows the internal wiring for the unit. The parts are rather expensive and some are no longer available.

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