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My gas oven overheats and burns my baking. With one temperature test it was set at 300 and within thirty minutes the temperature was reaching 400 and leveling off. However, the next test with the oven at 325 the temperature rose to over 450 and still climbing. What do you suggest? I tried adjusting the temp control knob but temperatures are still irratic. PS my oven: Tappan Gas range 30 series bought it 1995 pn 316000135 (9403) Mike

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bad thermostat.....buy new at lowes .....its inside the oven.....usually at the top of oven..looks like copper rod with copper wire ....easy to change...buy at lowes or homedepot

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bad thermostat.....buy new at lowes .....its inside the oven.....usually at the top of oven..looks like copper rod with copper wire ....easy to change...buy at lowes or homedepot

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