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Kenmore gas (propane) range Model #119.7488810 18-20 years old

The oven lights, ( I can see the glow) but doesn't heat enough to bake anything. I also smell propane for a while after the oven is lit. The burners light just fine. Occasionally, I will hear a swoosh sound when the oven comes on.

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You have a bad oven/bake ignitor, althoough you see ther glow, its not "hot" enough to allow gas flow or ignition, very common issue, 2 screws and 2 wires, probably about $75, service company gets min $225..

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