Admiral stove model # ABE32001


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Old 06-06-08, 07:43 AM
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Question Admiral stove model # ABE32001

I am trying to find out info on my older Admiral Stove but everytime i plug in the Model # ABE32001 it comes up with nothing? I'm sure I read it correctly! If it helps the Serial #7JA13366. Can anyone give me any info?

I purchased the stove used about 5 years ago. It's an older Admiral Electric stove which is roughly between 12-15 years old (I don't presently have the model # sorry) When you turn the oven switch on no matter what temperature the top element in the stove comes on, first of all is this normal? (Isn't the top element only for broil?) When you turn the dial to broil the top element heats up as it should, then if you turn the dial lets say back to 350 the top element stays on and then a while later (only sometimes) the bottom element finally comes on, then they both stay on? how can i get just the bottom element on? Can anyone point me in the right direction? could it be the oven switch(dial) has this happened to anyone else?
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Old 06-06-08, 07:58 AM
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I have owned two GE electric stoves, late 70's vintage, which, according to the owner's manual, were designed to hasten the oven preheating process by turning on BOTH the bake and broil elements at the same time. Once the oven was preheated and hit the set temperature, only the bake element would cycle after that.

On your stove, after the oven reaches the set-point, does the broil element stay off and only the bake element come on to maintain set temperature?
 
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Old 06-06-08, 08:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Beachboy
I have owned two GE electric stoves, late 70's vintage, which, according to the owner's manual, were designed to hasten the oven preheating process by turning on BOTH the bake and broil elements at the same time. Once the oven was preheated and hit the set temperature, only the bake element would cycle after that.

On your stove, after the oven reaches the set-point, does the broil element stay off and only the bake element come on to maintain set temperature?
Yes that is what happens, so i guess this is normal??? Just doesn't seem right, i guess the newer stoves don't do it that way??
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Old 06-06-08, 05:20 PM
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Yes, some stoves are designed to do this. The other day, the one I was working on, both elements warmed up. The bake element got cherry red, and the broil element just got hot to the touch.
 
 

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