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Oven doesn't get to set temperature. I turn it on 500 degrees and it only gets to about 300 degrees

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You dont mention model so if its electronic control then you need to replace the thermister first and if the problem insist then the PCB Board.
If it is a mechanical the just replace the oven thermostat.

Posted on Nov 05, 2010

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