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Maytag gemeni model mer6770aaw, the upper oven broiler is

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maytag gemeni model mer6770aaw, the upper oven broiler is staying on when the oven is shut off.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Sean F. replied 1 year ago.

One minute please while I look up you appliance info. Mean while please read.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Sean F. replied 1 year ago.

Alright what you will need to do is to pull out the unit and unplug it and take the back off the range and look for any bad wires going to the broil element. Also inspect broil element for damage.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok, the tan wire coming from the right side of the broiler element goes into a connection on the backside of the stove, this connection piece looks like a capacitor, sensor or something, brown ceramic disc. this is broken
Expert:  Sean F. replied 1 year ago.

If it is broken then you need to replace it. Its grounded out causing it to stay on.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
what is it?
Expert:  Sean F. replied 1 year ago.

Does the broken piece look like this?

Expert:  Sean F. replied 1 year ago.

Are you still with me?

Expert:  Sean F. replied 1 year ago.

I am taken it since I have not heard back from you. That part was the issue and you found they part that you are needed.

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