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Oven's two burners take up to 90 seconds to ignite after igniter comes on. After 40 seconds both burners go out like the gas was turned off

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  • jrdavis23 Sep 02, 2008

    I have a Viking model VGIC365BSS six burner stove. It takes 90 seconds after the igniter heats up for the two main burners to lite. Then after about 40 seconds they slower go out like they are starving for gas. The top burners & the broiler all work fine.

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I take it that it's a gas range. one of the probable reasons is that the thermo sensor is faulty. number 2 there is a back flow through the regulater and it notices this a overides the ignitor and shuts gas off at the valve body. this is not something you should attemp to fix yourself. you do have to call a serviceman to repair your range. hope this helps you please rate this good luck

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What is the model no of Viking Kitchen Range?

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    In this model when cooking temps reach uncomfortable levels, the hood’s heat sensor automatically turns the ventilator on full power. there is some issue with the thermostat.

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