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My Kenmore 790 stove-top burners work but the broiler (top) and baking (bottom) flames in

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My Kenmore 790 stove-top burners work but the broiler (top) and baking (bottom) flames in the oven won't ignite.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  MRANSWER replied 2 years ago.
what is the full model#?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
790.71369702
Expert:  MRANSWER replied 2 years ago.
Is the regulator allowing gas flow to the safety valve? It will NOT if the small lever on it is not in the ON position.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I'll check. Would gas flow to the burners if the lever was off?
Expert:  MRANSWER replied 2 years ago.
yes, otherwise I would not have told you to check this
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
The little lever says "Down for Off" which I assume to mean what happens when you depress one side and it goes down at an angle. It was not in that position. I did, however, try the oven with it in both positions; the igniter glows but the gas does not light.
Expert:  MRANSWER replied 2 years ago.
The safety valve is bad then as you have a new ignitor. You need to replace it. It is not opening and allowing gas flow when the igniter current is flowing thru it. The igniter is new and the oven still does not work, so that is the issue here. I do this to earn what you promised for an answer, so ask anything else that is needed so I get a rating for the answer. Thanks
Expert:  MRANSWER replied 2 years ago.
So, what else is needed here?