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My kenmore oven is not working. The bake glow plug ignitor

Customer Question

My kenmore oven is not working. The bake glow plug ignitor is not working. The broil burner is igniting
Submitted: 11 months ago via ApplianceRepair.Net.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 11 months ago.

Hello, this is Dave. Do you have an meter to test voltage?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No
Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 11 months ago.

This is almost always the igniter. It would be an educated guess without a meter. Is that something you wanted to do yourself?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
You still there?
Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 11 months ago.

To besure I get the right part number I would need the rest of the model number off the tag.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
But the broiler works
Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 11 months ago.

Yes, there are two igniters.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
We moved the broiler ignitor to the bake ignitor and it still don't work. But it works in broiler spot
Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 11 months ago.

Good that is as good as having a meter. The bake valve is the only other thing in series with the igniter so that is your problem. Can you get me the complete mode so I can geet you the correct number?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Is there any way to switch the modes so we can atleast get the bake working?
Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 11 months ago.

No, they are different. Here is a link to one for a 790.32602310. The part with the brass orifice is for the bake and the other is for broil.

Oven valve link