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Kenmore Oven My Kenmore gas oven will not heat. The broiler and top burners work but the oven does not. We replaced the ignitor about a year ago. How do I know if the ignitor is bad again or can it be something else?

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  • daprez1963 Sep 30, 2008

    I just replaced my HSI and before I did, my top stoves all worked. Now I dont hear the spark and my clock is missing a line in one of the numbers. I had to disconnect the wires in the back and move the spark igniter around...I also did not screw in all the lil screws...are they needed for proper grounding? Am i missing something here? I fix one thing and then something else went wrong. plz help

  • wwhit68 Oct 01, 2008

    my kenmore gas oven quit working the igniter glow works , but there is no gas coming out the oven part everything else works fine.

  • Robert Weir
    Robert Weir May 11, 2010

    does the igniter glow when you try to start the oven?

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The igniter may need to be replaced again. The only way to know is to test it to see if it has enough amperage to light the gas. If it glows, but no lighting of the gas, get it tested.

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