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    Default broil element comes on when set to bake.

    Model Number: 790.45482501
    Brand: Sears Kenmore
    Age: 6-10 years

    My Kenmore electric oven is acting up. The broil heating element is coming on when set to bake. no error codes are showing up on the display. I thought maybe the element may be dead on the bottom but why would they broil element come on?
    Last edited by Matt8086; March 22nd, 2011 at 07:41 PM.

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    Thats very strange, what happens when you turn on the broil cycle?

    Sounds like you clock oven control board is malfunctioning.

    Here's the clock oven control board for your model:
    Manufacturer part number 318296800 is RepairClinic item number 1157733


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