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Viking Range I have a six year old VGIC306-4B - 30" wide range with four burners, single oven. When using the oven, it takes a very long time to pre-heat, sometimes as long as an hour. I can see that the gas flame is weaker on the left and I can see that the flame fluctuates in size as it is heating up. All the burners and the broiler seem to work fine. Is this a regulator problem? If so, is there a regulator that I can replace or clean?

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I'm having a similar problem. I don't know the exact fix yet, I'm just starting to research. Check this link:
It sounds like the ignitors are suspect. This may be a weak component for Vikings. This link recommends a Maytag replacement part.

Posted on Dec 26, 2007

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I don't have the answer down pat. I'm a DIY with a similar experience. I had my ignitors replaced about three years ago (Viking parts) and they are suspect again! IMO, very short life span. The Viking parts are more expensive. The link mirrors my experience and when I replace mine again I'll try the Maytag part and repart back on the fit/function. A little shopping around gets the part at ~$40 ea.

Posted on Dec 30, 2007

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