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Uneven oven temp.

We have a tappan,model no.31-2752-00/01.The tempture after turning oven on is about 100 to150 degrees different between oven setting and oven thermomerter,I've bought to of them to make sure the first one wasen't faulty.Same problem.Please help!! Thank-you,Sandi

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    My Kenmore range 790.9622 won't preheat higher than 350. I replaced the sensor with no luck.



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Its either the temp sensor found in the top corner of the oven cavity most common or it could be a faulty control

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Check to make sure the bake element is coming on. If so try replacing the thermostat.

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