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Tappan mef500pbwd range thermostats go odd about every 2 years

I keep putting in part #5303285955 every 2 years because the oven temp no longer holds steady.

The three thermostats have been of Mexican manufacture.

Any ideas?

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catriver
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SOURCE: Tappan Range Model TGF657BFWS

Delo, I am not finding that model number, what I have that is close is the model number tgf657bfw5, if this is your model number the F1 code is a bad electronic control, part number 318010300. If this is not your model number, just ignore this post...Catriver..post back

Posted on Aug 07, 2006

Rotu
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SOURCE: oven not always working

MOre than likely your igniter is getting weak. If it doesnt pull enough amperage. it shouldnt let gas into the oven. If it is letting in gas and not igniting, I would suggest a new igniter and a new safety valve. Hope this helps!

Posted on Nov 23, 2006

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SOURCE: Tappan Gas Range Oven Will Not Light

probable displaced burner assembly, faulty flame failure device or blocked burner or jet. Regards Engineer

Posted on Jul 28, 2007

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SOURCE: Tappan Oven overheats!!


If you have electronic controls, you'll need either the temperature probe (about $60.00) or the clock (about $150.00). You can test the temperature probe from behind the machine. It should read about 1080 ohms at room temperature. if the probe is good, replace the clock.

If you have mechanical oven controls, you need a new thermostat. Is the too high temp consistent? (i.e. runs at 375F +/- 25F?) If so, you can usually adjust the thermostat **** to read closer to the actual temperature.

Posted on Mar 10, 2008

huuum
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SOURCE: Tappan gas range burner ignition

Hello paultoledoWelcome to fixya.
I'm Huuum and happy to assist you,

You said, You got a 5-year old Tappan gas range. Two of the burners don't ignite, the other two and the oven are fine.
What do you need to do to fix the problem?
Sounds like a yes from where I'm sitting, your right on target, buying a new spark module will fix it.

That sounds like the spark modules.
I think you are correct!

Let me know if you need me!
Please remember to leave a solved rating!
Huum


Posted on Sep 24, 2008

freetek
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SOURCE: tappan gas range 50 deg. too hot

I was unable to find a photo large enough to see if this range has stove-front knobs or electronic controls. If it is equipped with a knob for oven control, pull the knob off and peer into the shaft to see if a slotted adjustement is visible. If so, you will need a small-bladed, long shaft screwdriver to reach and adjust it. 

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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