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Oven igniter problem

I have a 1993 RCA gas range Model #LGB356GET2WH. The 4 top burners work fine and the burner for the broiler works fine, but when you turn it on bake the burner doesn't come on. No sound, no gas smell. The problem just started a few days ago. It didn't work, then the next day I tried and it did work, and now 2 days in a row nothing. Any idea what the problem is? Do they still make parts for this and is it worth fixing?

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    Same thing here, any help?

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Find the bake ignitor (you may need to remove bottom drawer or oven cavity floor to get to the ignitor). Turn on the bake. If the bake ignitor comes on (starts glowing after a few seconds) - check the amperage on the bake ignitor wires when it's on. Amperage should be 2.5-3A. If less than 2.5A - replace ignitor. If the ignitor does not come on - check the voltage on the ignitor, should be the line voltage 110-120v AC. If there is a line voltage on the ignitor and it's not coming on - replace.
Ignitor part numbers : WB2X9154, 4342528, SGR403, 5304401265;

Those ignitors are interchangeable, if you can splice the wires. If not comfortable splicing wires - replace it with the first one in the list, should be direct replacement.

Good luck!

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