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Oven doesn't heat

Frigidaire Gallery series gas range model # FGF379WJCB doesn't heat up properly and at times not at all. Seems to vent all the heat out onto the stovetop when it is heating. Gets orange glow from the bottom of the oven, but when I try to preheat it, it often never heats up, sometimes does heat after an hour of preheating, and sometimes smells like gas is leaking. Have tried heating it up by running the broiler then selecting bake temp, but that doesn't hold just cools off gradually. Broiler works fine, stovetop works fine.

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  • joescheff May 04, 2008

    My oven does the same thing. I can see the glow but no heat in the oven for over an hour on preheat. What is the part number to replace the ignighter?

  • bodywraps Nov 19, 2008

    bought my FGF379WJCB not long ago and it too has an oven tempurature thing going on, doesnt always heat up and if does is slow to. quite annoying when there are 20 friends over for baked dinner and you have to call kentucky ducky! Broiler works. will try the igniter change scenario

  • LeeS23 Apr 20, 2009

    I have the same symptom with the same stove. One question I have, though, is that with mine, the oven will eventually heat up to, say 400, and display that temperature but if I turn the oven off then then on again, the actual temperature will be much lower. This seems more of a temperature sensor problem than an ignition problem. Was your's the same?

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    after resetting the time due to day light savings time the oven and broiler does not work. Checked the heat elements they checked good. On the digital display I select oven and select the temp, the lights show oven working and it clicks showing preheat, but the elements never heat up.



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Sounds like you have a bad oven ignitor, although oyu see it glowing orange its not hot enought hoopen the gas valve, very common occorance. 2 maybe 4 screws and 2 wires, order aand replace the bake ignitor

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