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My stove works but my oven does not! We had to cook our Christmas Turkey on the BBQ! Please help. The lights in the oven turn on, all 4 burners of the stove work but no light (on the button) or heat when you turn on the oven. It is a Kenmore that is electric and about 10 years old. Any suggestions would be welcomed. Thanks, Johann

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Hello daveandjohan

It needs 240 volts to heat the oven, if the clock/timer control isn't sending enough, then you would need a new clock/timer assembly.

Even though, everything else still works and you wouldn't think that this would be the problem, this is the problem, sorry to say, not much else controls the oven. let me know if you have any further questions. good luck on the replacement


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If your oven has a pilot light, that could be out. If it is lit, it may be the thermocouple (a sensor that doesn't let the gas flow to the oven if it detects no pilot light lt) may be at fault.
Not hard for someone who is handy to replace.

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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    or try this

    Sounds like you have an element or both burnt out. Should have a top
    and bottom one inside. Check for any sections that are missing sections
    out of it. Heating elements are around $30 each. If you need to pay
    someone to install them, it might be cheaper to replace stove.


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