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Oven burner We turned the oven on and in about 3 mins the coil ignited as though it were being welded. The coil was burning with an almost-like white heat and it was hard to even look at it This evenually burned the entire coil and broke in half.. even when unplugged the power is still on . It is as hot as when it is on self cleaning. we are afraid to go to bed.

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    Exactly the same thing happened to one unit of my GE wall oven today, except the oven was on for about 20 minutes. I just had the control panel replaced about 5 months ago. What caused this?



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Hi thanks for the question. you saw the element burn its self out . its burnt out know don't worry go to bed . replace the element tomorrow . thanks the appliance doc

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