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KESK901SSS02 problems with oven temperature/simmer button

The oven of my range model KESK901SSS02 has severe temperature fluctuations. I can not bake anything because preheat and I set it to 425 and 30 minutes later it goes down to 360. Also, the simmer button is stuck and I can not use that burner- unless is used for simmering. Thank you

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SOURCE: gas range top burners too hot

Get the installation manual for your range, and find the part on adjusting the low heat for the burners. On my Whirlpool, I found there is an adjustment screw inside the control knob shaft of each burner. The manual says turn the burner on low, remove the knob, then turn this screw until the flames are 1/4" high. Super-easy, it took me 5 minutes to do. I am sure all ranges have similar adjustments, might be in different locations - check the manual.

Posted on Feb 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Burner controls

if you remove the knobs from the unit nad look closely doen the shaft of the protruding valve stem you should be able to see a slot for a regular screwdriver to fit down, its gonna have to be long adn thin but that is the flame adjustment screw,
put the flame down to low and use a pair of pliers to hold the valve stem from turning as you try to adjust the screw, turn it very slowly you seel an adjustment happen (dont really know if its counter clockwise or clockwise, but youll figure it out playin gwith it for a bit, just remember to hold the shaft from turnig, and although your turninf the valve down to simmer it does not afffect the high setting

Posted on Apr 06, 2008

SOURCE: oven shuts off

Sounds like the spark module has been shorted out and quite possibly the main control board. Apptech.

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Oven and broiler will not light.

You've probably done this by now since your message is May (makes us a May-December couple??) but wanted to write that the transformer that produces the park for ignition has failed.  I don't know how accessible it is in your unit, if you check on Sears website under Parts with your model # in hand, they could well have an illustrated breakdown of your range which would give you an idea of how difficult the replacement might be.  

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Low Flame is too high to simmer

there should be a regulator between the stove and the main gas line .unscrew lock nut turn valve clockwise to turn gas down. turn down too far , will turn gas off.

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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