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I have a Maytag Gemini double oven. The bottom element is

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I have a Maytag Gemini double oven. The bottom element is not working. The broiler is still working. What would be more likely a burnt out element or a fuse?

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No fuse will cause just the bottom element to not work but allow the broil element to continue working. All thermostats/fuses cut power to both broil and bake. That means that most likely the bake element has just failed and needs to be replaced. The only other possibility would be a broken wire between the element and the display control board, or a bad relay on the control board itself. If you had a multimeter you can pull the oven out and remove the back sheet metal panel. Then turn the oven onto bake and test power between the 2 wires where they connect to the bake element. If you have 220 volts, that confirms the bake element has failed and needs to be replaced.

To order a new element you'll need the model number which is located on a flip up metal tab on the back of the control panel for these Gemini units.

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