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Lengthy preheat time

It seems to take an extraordinary amount of time - 20-30 minutes for the oven to preheat and then it sems to be cooking at a lower temperature than the setting. We are near sea level, but following cooking time directions results in undercooked dishes. The oven is about seven years old and was in the house when we bought it.

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Hello. I am a Viking factory trained tech. and that is actually a normal preheat time.
Now if it undercooks that is another problem.
You may need your thermostat calibrated or replaced. If you think you are up to calibrating it yourself let me know. If it is the kind that doesn't have any white silicone in the center of the knob stem then it is quit a pain in the neck, but if it does have the silcone then it is a lot easier.

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