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Oven takes up to 25 min. to preheat

My Tappan gas range is about 10 years old. Recently I've noticed that my oven takes anywhere from 10 to 25 minutes to preheat to 350 degrees. Do I need a new ignitor? thermostat?

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Re: Oven takes up to 25 min. to preheat

I would suggest looking at how long before the bake burner ignites. If taking longer than 5 minutes before it ignites, then you are looking at a possible bad ignitor. The ignitors just don't last more than 5 yrs with regular use.

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