Oven bake element. Electric ovens use 240 volts to operate the heating elements. If the oven does not bake check if there is a burned out section of the element.
Oven bake heating element
Oven bake element. It is not unusual for a heating element to short in one spot and arc. When this occurs the power should be shut off to oven and the not restored until after the element is replaced.
Oven bake heating element with female spade connections
Oven bake heating element with push-on terminal ends
Bake element (208 Volt)