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Oven will not heat past 220 degrees

My electric Amana range (AER5515QA) will clean and broil, but will not bake. When we set the bake to 400 degrees it will heat to 220 and stop there. Any ideas? The range is 2 years old. Thanks, Jon Z

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    Oven will not heat past 220 degrees though the control is set to 400 degrees.

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Check your bake element, I had the exact same problem and found the bake element had burned in half. The broil element comes on during preheat and kicks off at around 220 degrees.

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