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Kenmore 790 I have a Kenmore electrical stove/oven. A few days ago it a fuse blew and it turned off. After opening the oven I discovered that one of the wires to the burners was burnt and disconnected. I replaced the burnt portion and but the "Element on" light keeps coming up without anything being on. If you know why it could be coming on and/or what to do we would greatly appreciate it. Thanks so much! Cathie & Dan

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When the wire to the element burnered it shorted to ground blowing out the switch. you should still be able to use the element but to get the light to operate normally youll have to replace the switch for that burner

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