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Model sf357pek oven will not light, but broiler will light but goes out after a few seconds

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SOURCE: Oven, broiler don't work

The main control board is what you need to replace here.Please Rate This !

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

SOURCE: Oven will not stay lit,

Sounds to me like a bad thermal fuse. Call a tech in to replace it.

Posted on Aug 20, 2008

SOURCE: Maytag Gas Range.. Oven comes on then goes out in 20 seconds

Sures sounds like the ignitor is causing all the problem. Simply becasue the ignitor is lighting does not mean it is good. Your unit incorporates a flat style ignitor and it must draw 3.2 - 3.6 amps in order to fully open the oven safety valve. There are only two ways to verify this. The first and more professional way is to measure the amperage draw of the ignitor after it has been glowing for approximately 45 seconds. I feel certain you will fnd the draw 3.2 amps or lower. The second would be to make an intelligent guess and order part number 74007498 which is an ignitor for your oven. If we can help further feel free to respond.

Waiting to hear from you,
Eric Campion

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Magic Chef oven & broiler do not work

you know i am thinking more towards a bad temp probe.

Posted on May 28, 2009

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SOURCE: kenmore oven model#362.7122891 gas oven and broiler wont work

It appears your Ignitor has failed in this instance.

For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

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Posted on Oct 01, 2010

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