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Gas stove Thermadore 36 inch Model PGR366 PL Oven wont bake but will broil

Replaced both solyenoids, main control board, and ignition model. Broil will work but Bake will not.
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  • mrskayboyd Nov 14, 2008

    Thank you had pushed button, but now think that one of the parts is bad. Bake will now work, but no gas goes through making a constant clicking sound. Going to try a new ignition part. What do you think?

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This may seem like a silly question if you've already tried it but have you checked the over temp breaker? If you have no idea what I'm saying there is a breaker on the back side of your machine. Of course Thermador is so kind to place it convenietly behind the back panel so you'll have to remove that. There should be a little red button in there somewhere toward the top middle half of the machine I should say. If you press that button it may work.

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  • trapperjon Dec 05, 2008

    if you're getting a clicking noise then the ignition is working you said that you wre getting no gas in which case it has to be a gas part problem such as the orifice, valve or regulator. if the broiler is working then it is pprobably not he regulator because i'm pretty sure the oven burner and the broiler run off of the same regulator. so that leaves he orifice and the valve the orifice is located at the bottom of the oven if you remove the plate at the bottom it should expose th burner the burner is easily removed with four screws. once you have removed the burner the orifice will be exposed take a sewing pin and see if anything is clogging it. i don't really think this is likely however it is just easy to diagnose if the orifice is not clogged then you will no that it is th valve which is an electric vlve which means that it could either be the valve itself or the electronic source from which the valve recieves it's signal to open. this means the board it wont be the switch because the ignition is trying to work. so it either has to be the valve or the board in which case my own experience does not cover how to diagnose this i'm sorry.

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