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Not sure which model my oven its but it takes a long time to preheat then does get warm enough. I put an oven thermometer in it and if you set it for 400 it beeps that it is up to temperature at 300 then climbs later to about 350. The top element gets red hot when you put broil on and the bottom gets red for oven temp so I am thinking that the elements are not burnt out. Any ideas what it could be

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I have a kenmore electric range/ultra bake, after using the self-cleaning mode on the oven, I cannot get the oven to heat up when I put it in the preheat mode. What should I do?

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