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Oven not working. Top, broiler, and warmer are working.

First symptoms - while oven was still working, preheat light would not go out even though things were cooking, not sure if it was getting up to temp fully.This lasted a day or two. Now oven is not lighting, however I do see the ignitor glowing. All other functions are working fine - broiler, top, warmer, are all good.

Problem became evident the day after superbowl party when we were usung heavily, the broiler and oven, back and forth.

Thanks for any help

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Have you checked for proper gas flow into the over or broiler? This is a gas valve back there that will sometimes go bad. Also there is a sensor near your knobs, it is a timer that will go bad, the valve is about 85 dollars and the timer is about 65 dollars

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