I have a leisure (range type) cooker. However the left hand oven has stopped heating up. When I turn the dial I get 230v at each element but no heat is produced. I have checked continuity on both elements and they are fine. After turning on, I have 230v at each element. Both top and bottom.

I have disconnected both elements and used a mains 13a fly lead to test both elements and they both get hot that way. To test the thermostat, I turned the oven on and applied a blow torch to the back of the thermostat probe. When it became hot it isolated the supply to the elements. So I know the thermostat works as well.

Running out of options!!! The model for the cooker is a CM10FRC leisure cooker. Built in 2004. Also, living in the UK hence 230 volts

  • Judging by your references to 230V and 13A, I'd guess you're in the UK - It would be good if you could edit your question to include your location. – brhans May 12 '16 at 18:21
  • When you measured "230V at each element", were you measuring across the terminals of the element or from a common/neutral point to the element? – brhans May 12 '16 at 18:22
  • Volts don't matter if there's no amps. :-) – Carl Witthoft May 12 '16 at 18:29
  • You're braver than me using a mains fly lead if the terminals are as exposed as the ones I've seen before. Where are you measuring the 230V to? Ground - could mean a dodgy neutral? Or the other side of the element connector? – Chris H May 12 '16 at 18:40
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    You'll get a reading between the incoming neutral and the element supply if your getting it between the element and earth. I'm thinking there's a break in the neutral connection to the elements because you've got 230V both sides of the element. This could be damage or could be a thermal trip device – Chris H May 13 '16 at 6:34

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