Whirlpool Electric Oven Burner


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Old 01-14-13, 10:44 AM
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Whirlpool Electric Oven Burner

I have a whirlpool electric oven that top burner is not heating up. The bottom one does, and replaced top burner with it still not heating up.
 
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Sometimes a shorting out element kills the switch.
 
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Old 01-14-13, 11:30 PM
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On most electric ovens....the top element is for broiling only and the bottom element is for baking only.

Now....on some ovens.....both elements will come on in pre-heat mode or to preheat oven up to operating temperature.

To test your upper element.....put the oven in broil.
 
 

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