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After putting my 10 yr. old Whirlpool Model RBD276PD double ovens thru the self cleaning cycle the bake and broiler elements in the bottom unit stopped heating. All the controls on the panel work and the top unit works. The light in the bottom oven works. I tested the bake element for continuity and it was 28 ohms. Is there a reset button in the panel or fuse or something simple to fix or do I need to call a repairman?

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This sounds like it blew the thermostat on the back of the lower oven. They are inexpensive and easy to replace. You will need to uninstall the unit and remove the back panel to acess. Check it for continuity if none replace. This is a fairly common failure due to the heat of the self cleaning. Here is a link to your part and diagrams are also available there AP3055316

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