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Hello my name is***** will be happy to answer your question. On some Maytag models there is a thermal fuse on the back. The element wire would go into a thermal fuse and then to the control. The thermal fuse should have continuity threw it. If yours does not have a thermal fuse, test for power at the bake and broil element. Also test to make sure you have correct power st the terminal block even though the top elements work. Check for loose or bad connections on the control and at the elements. If all looks good, your control would need to be replaced. Also make sure the control is not on child lock or display mode. Child lock normally says LOC when you push a button. Display mode shows features of the range. UNPLUG THE UNIT PRIOR TO TESTING. DO NOT TEST ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS UNLESS YOU FEEL COMFORTABLE DOING SO. TEST AT YOUR OWN RISK.
I showed one of the diagrams with the fuse so I mentioned it. No it does not look like a car fuse. It is a round disk the diameter of a quarter and about 1/2 inch tall. Some have a red button in the center to reset them others need to be replaced if they are open. You need to unplug the range cord from the wall and test for continuity at the bake and broil elements instead of voltage. Take the rear lower panel off the range and unplug it. Disconnect the wires from the bake element first. Use your meter to test for continuity. Your meter should move to indicate resistance. Test the broil the same. Look for the thermal fuse on the back of the oven behind the panel if it has one. Take the back metal panel off so you can see the back of the control. Look for broken or bad wires. Also look at the terminal block for broken wires. Do your elements on top work the same as always or do they heat really slow?
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