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Hi. My oven stopped getting hot (elements still get barely warm) right after the temperature sensor broke off. Could the broken sensor cause this? Thanks.

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Yes it can and ur element is probably bad shut off power take out 2 screws on side of it n pull ito ut to disconnect wires n put new one in !!

Posted on Apr 07, 2011

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I have a Chef Electrolux wall oven, model no. EXC643W. Using it tonight it stopped getting hot. If the element is the problem, how do I get to it ? Could there be another cause? It has been working ok untill tonight. Many thanks Denis

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My Candy Model CN100 Oven does not heat up when switched on. The oven light and the fan works though. Can you advise?

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