04:49PM | 04/04/04
Member Since: 04/03/04
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I have a GE Self-cleaning electric range model# jbp22s1

The ranges work fine but the oven will only bake if the thermostat is above 475 F. Broil works fine and self-cleaning does too. The baking element is fine. Is it a fuse or switch? any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.


01:34PM | 04/05/04
Member Since: 11/11/02
2271 lifetime posts
** the oven will only bake if the thermostat is above 475 F. **

If adjusting the thermostat (see the following link) allows the bake element to come on, I can't see anything other than the thermostat being the problem.

GE JBP22S1 Oven Thermostat

** Is it a fuse? **

*If* your range had a fuse (not too many older American ranges did) and if it was open, whatever it controlled would not work again until it was replaced.

** or switch? **

If a switch (other than the oven thermostat) was the problem, I doubt adjusting the thermostat would have any affect.


Dan O.

The Appliance Information Site




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