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Old 05-20-2011, 11:11 AM
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For no apparent reason, the "element on" indicator light has stayed on despite everything else working as it should. Any ideas?


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Could be either a lead to the light is grounded, or possibly the contacts inside the element switch are fused together.
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Could be either a lead to the light is grounded, or possibly the contacts inside the element switch are fused together.
Thanks. Is it something I could fix myself (knowing nothing from the start)? If the contacts of an element were fused, would the element itself stay hot? That's not happening.
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