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I have Tappan model TEF326FSA range and the oven and broiler will not work. The stove top works fine. What is the problem

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Tappan Gas Range Oven Will Not Light

probable displaced burner assembly, faulty flame failure device or blocked burner or jet. Regards Engineer

Posted on Jul 28, 2007

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Call the manufacturer and ask them what to do, they can advise you as to what to expect when unit operates and possible cause. Most ranges on broiler will have some heat transfer to top, but this sounds extreme

Posted on Apr 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Oven/Broiler doesn't work. Stove top works

Hi,
The ignitor is not working right and is going bad....
have the repair man replace the ignitor, or DIY....
Check out this tip about your problem...

Oven not Working or Oven not Heating
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3663023-oven_not_working_or_oven_not_heating

Oven Problems Replacing the Igniter http://www.fixya.com/support/r4572625-oven_problems_replacing_igniter

heatman101

Posted on Jun 07, 2010

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SOURCE: oven ignitor

is the ignitor getting white hot in the center.it may not be drawing enough current to open the gas flow regulator.the only othe thing foe you to replace is the main control board.or better known as the clock timer

Posted on Jun 09, 2010

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The problem is usually the igniter not reaching the correct amp draw .When the igniter does not reach the correct amp draw it may allow the gas valve to partially open or not open at all. The igniters are inexpensive and easy to replace. This video will walk you thru the correct procedure for testing an oven igniter. It may be a different model but the testing will be the same.You can also enter your model # for diagrams and illustrations of your specific model. Not all models are available. All parts come with installation instructions.

Posted on Nov 27, 2010

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