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Gas smell oven does not light

My Magic Chef gas oven does not work in the baking mode. The broil burner lights, but the baking burner does not light. The range top burners all fire. There is gas odor when the oven burner is turned on. The temp does not go up. What do I need to do?

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Hi, Even tho the ignitor is glowing, it can be bad. It has to pull enough amps to open the gas valve. This is very common problem. I can get you the part and or prices if you could get me the model#
If I can help further, please let me know.

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Posted on May 15, 2009

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Bake igniter Usually when an oven won't bake, it's because the bake igniter is weak or burned out. The igniter is a small, round or rectangular device, that's about 1 inch by 4 to 8 inches. It's near the burner itself.

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If I can help further, please let me know.

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