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Tpf303bw Oven Lights up but nothing gets hot, Plus smell gas at 450 Degrees

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SOURCE: Oven will not light but smell gas

i think you probably have a weak ignitor. does the ignitor glow orange?
if it does, or i should say when it does, just tap lightly on the gas valve and see if that causes the gas to flow into the burner and then light.
you can use the handle of a screwdriver to tap with and it wont need to much force.
if this does work, then just replace the ignitor. when they get weak they will glow, but wont draw enough current thru the gas valve to allow it to open. your valve does get voltage but it opens when enough current draw opens the bi-metal portion of the valve to allow gas to flow.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Self light oven not lighting - gas fills the room

its the hot surface igntior that glows could be cracked might need replacing

Posted on Feb 02, 2010

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