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Kenmore Oven I have been having a problem with my Kenmore Oven. Sometimes it will not hold temp or pre-heat. I see the ignitor glowing when I set the temp, but it is slow to fire. I have been strating the oven at broil, it ignites, and then I set to temp. Sometimes it holds temp for a while but then falls out of temp. could it be the ignitor??

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  • steavensu Jan 04, 2009

    Glow element visibly operational but this 7 year old kenmore take 10-12 minutes to fire the oven.
    temp run 75 degrees above dial setting.


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