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Oven wont come obut igniter works

The oven will not light until it is turned to broil and the knob seems to be out of line we replaced the igniter fiddled around with the knob and it works for awhile no gas smell when turned on could it just be the knob or oven control

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Yes, it could be the knob or the oven control.

If the knob fits tightly to the control, and turns the stem of the control, then I would be suspect of the control. But if the knob fits loosely, I would be suspect of the knob.

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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