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Bake part of kenmore not working seems to take to long

I have a kenmore gas oven the bake part of the oven seems to take a long time to preheat . I'm not sure how long the oven is suppose to take to reach 350 but it seems that it is taking forever. I just installed a new regulator and the broil seems to work fine, when I turn on the broil the temperature starts 100 and goes slow to 150 which takes about 6mins. and then I get a gas smell so I turn it off because i'm not sure of how long it's suppose to take to preheat and to reach 350

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Re: bake part of kenmore not working seems to take to...

Chances are the oven ignitor will need to be replaced.  Look and see if it glows.  If it does then it is weak and not opening the gas valve to lite.  Let me know what you find.
Comment by fridgetech, posted on Oct 20, 2007

Should be able to remove the bottom drawer and unplug the ignitor from below.  Or you can cut the wires on the old ignitor and splice the new one in using ceramic

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