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Have range the gas burners work fine but the oven will now

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have range the gas burners work fine but the oven will now heat up properly seems to be stopping at lo temp and no further - oven is electric
definitely is plugged in properly and turning on
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 10 months ago.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 10 months ago.

Since the cooktop burners still work, it unfortunately sounds like your igniter is just getting weak and needs to be replaced. Igniters generally last about 6-8 years normally and then they either stop working all together, or they just get weak and don't draw 3.2 amps even though they are glowing. If an igniter doesn't pull 3.2 amps, the oven gas safety valve will not open up. Now the bake igniter is mounted to the bake burner below the floor inside the oven so you'd need to pull the floor out of the oven to access the igniter for replacement. Below is a link to the igniter you need to replace and it costs about $30. Now this igniter is made by Frigidaire which doesn't really matter because the igniters are universal and just get cut and spliced in place on gas ovens.

CLICK HERE for oven igniter

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 10 months ago.

Hello again. I'm just following up because I haven't heard back from you and I see this question is still open and unrated. Is there anything else I can help you with?