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Kenmore gas oven 362.72221204, For some time now I have the oven that needs to ajust the flame , understand it is not getting enough air, the flame keeps coming out yellow and the entire oven gets black stain all over. The tank is full of gas.

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This site tells you how to adjust the pilot:
http://home.howstuffworks.com/how-to-repair-an-oven6.htm
This web page should have a model that is yours or close to it:
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/modelsearch.aspx?model=362.72221204
Good luck, hope this helps, and thanks for using FixYa.

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The pilot flame may not be hot enough, usually because the flame is yellow instead of pure blue or is too small. The cause for this is usually a dirty pilot assembly. The pilot assembly would either need to be cleaned or replaced.
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There could be a problem with the switch in the thermostat. You can confirm this by doing a simple continuity test of the thermostat contacts. If you don't read zero ohms when you turn the switch on, replace the thermostat.
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