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Hole underneath back left burner?

There is an open metal tube that runs from my oven to underneath the back left burner. Should it have a cap? It seems to be letting a lot of hot air out the oven, and my cooking times are way off.

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It is your oven vent. It needs to be left open. There could be a calibration issue with your cooking times. Check the accuracy of your thermostat with an oven thermometer.

Posted on Aug 26, 2007

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