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Oven won't heat

The broiler works, the stove top works, however when the bake is presses, it shows 100 degrees, and nothing else. Is this an ignitor? Where is this located?

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This could be the ignitor. The ignitor is located under the bottom of your oven. you get to it from the inside of the oven. A quick check though is to set the oven to bake and wait about 30 seconds and see if you can see a faint orange glow from the bottom inside of the oven. If you do then your ignitor is probably working ok and the problem lies somewhere else.

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