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I have an AMANA gas range, mdl ARG7303, S/N 0003315513. When

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I have an AMANA gas range, mdl ARG7303, S/N(###) ###-#### When lighting the oven, there is a 5 minute or so delay at which time I hear a WHOOOM sound as it finally lights. My wife said the the other day it never did light after 15 minutes and shut it off. She said there wasn't a smell of gas, either. The next night I slammed the door a few times and rattled the heating element inside the oven near the broiler burner with my fist, and closed the door. After 2-3 minutes, it went WHOOM again and heated up. Something is obviously wrong. I could use some advise. thank you. Don
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Amana is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: 15 years Mdl ARG7303WWW
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I'd like to depending on how technical it gets
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: don't think so
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 18 days ago.

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Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 18 days ago.

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