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Old 11-24-2012, 05:37 PM   #11
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I am assuming that your stove and oven are both electric. If the top cooking elements heat properly, you have electrical power to the stove. Find the fuse, circuit breaker or "reset" button and verify the fuse is not blown (replace it if it is), the circuit breaker is not tripped (re-set it if it is) and/or the "reset" button has not popped out (press it in anyway!).

If all that has been done and the oven still does not heat, test the heating element(s) (LINK to instructions).

If the heating element(s) are good, that leaves either the oven control or a circuit board, for which it might be wise to have a professional take a look.

Good luck!


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Old 11-24-2012, 05:55 PM   #12
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Is there a particular reason why everyone is assuming it's electric and not gas?

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Old 11-24-2012, 06:14 PM   #13
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We kind of need to know from OP if it is electric or not.
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Old 11-24-2012, 06:53 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Kayelle View Post
Is there a particular reason why everyone is assuming it's electric and not gas?
The OP mentioned "eyes" not burners and mentioned an element in the oven.

Makes me think electric, but I might be wrong.
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:08 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by FrankZ View Post
The OP mentioned "eyes" not burners and mentioned an element in the oven.

Makes me think electric, but I might be wrong.
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:54 AM   #16
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I've been wrestling with built-in electric oven problems for a few years and am still concerned that the stone insert may be putting an undue strain on our 52 year old oven. However the stone certainly produces better breads.
After replacing the bake element and determining that a new thermostat is no longer available, I investigated buying a replacement oven at a minimum cost of $1,000.
The existing oven's interior is 21"W x 15 3/4"H x 17"D and the cabinet cutout is 24 1/8"W x 24"H x 24"D. A comperably dimensioned oven does not appear to be available.
Hopefully the replacement of the fried 240V/30A DP Bulldog Pushmatic circuit breaker will give our oven a new life.
I checked the cycling of our oven this morning and the heating element comes on for about 1.5 minutes every 32 minutes.

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