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Bottom /bake element will not come on

The broiler element works fine. The bottom element will not come on. There is power cominging into the stove, but no power shows to the bottom element. I can set the temp on the control panel and push the start button, but the temp never goes up. The element does not turn on. Please help!!

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This is an easy fix. Go to Appliance Parts and tell the guy your model number and he can get you the right element for little of nothing.

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Posted on Jun 11, 2011

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Check the connections to the element. If power is going to the element, and it is not working, the element needs to be replaced

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