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Takes to long to Preheat

Oven takes over 20 minutes to preheat to 400 degrees.

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  • Anonymous Jul 22, 2008

    magic chef oven Model 3468 V V V takes 30 minutes to preheat to 350 degrees

  • colleenmilne Dec 10, 2008

    I have a Kenmore oven I just purchased and it is taking a long time to preheat. The salesperson told me all new ovens take that time now.

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The burner element iside the oven(the rod that glow,s orange) is burned out,even though it glows and the oven is warm,the element is worn out and has to be replaced,unplug the oven,shutt off gas supply to oven,pull off back cover youll see the rod coming thru each end of the rod will have 1 wire unplug the wire off the clip,go back to the inside the oven follow the rod to the back youll see 2 screws holding the rod unscrew and pull rod thru,easy job and elements arent exspensive,but make sure to unplug oven,and shut off gas

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