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Top and bottom oven won't pre heat

The oven section has been pre heating slow if at all. We rarely use the upper oven or broil and that is not igniting either. What could be the issues other then the ignitor. Would bad wiring to the socket cause and issue.

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  • gfleck Apr 25, 2009

    We have a gas double oven that is about 5 years old and has been very slow to pre-heat. any advice.

  • Anonymous May 22, 2009

    my maytag oven is very slow to heat

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I had the same problem and I replaced the igniter and had no problems since.

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

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