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No Heat Had the blinking clean light problem, reset, and it fills and runs, but element not heating. Element reads 10.6 ohms, both door switches seem to be making. What else might be causing it not to heat? Is it possible to find a wiring diagram or schematic?

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Should be a tech sheet stuck to inside of the bottom toe panel.
Switches may check OK with no load applied. There is also an over temperature thermostat that may be open. If all checks OK, control may have failed.

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