Oven not getting hot and you’re thinking you need to replace the bake element? Well, for starters, how do you know the element is bad? Could be the function selector switch, a burnt wire, lots of things. And then there’s the question of how to replace the element. RandyC, a grasshopper in the repair forum, started to remove the element when it exploded! And then, to make his joy complete, the original problem wasn’t even the bake element–turned out to be the function selector switch! You can read more about Randy’s repair misadventure and ultimate triumph here.