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I have a whirlpool range,the model number is SF306PEGQ.The problem i am having is with the oven.The glow plug works,but the gas takes a long time to ignite and the flames come on and when they do are very small.When i tap on a square box attached to the bottom of the oven attached to the flame ports it works fine.I think the box is a valve operated by heat.Thank-You for your support.

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Kgt1962
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SOURCE: viking range - gas flame on one burner does not change

It sounds like the repair man was correct. The only variable is the valve, if the rest of the burners are fine then it will be the valve

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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SOURCE: oven wont light

Have qualified person check safety valve and replace if necessary. DON'T SCREW AROUND WITH GAS IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING OR
BAANG, YOUR DEAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on Mar 25, 2009

protek480
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SOURCE: Gas Oven - no flame at Bake Baffle - Glow Bar glows fine

If the glow bar is working (glowing) it is the gas valve. BUT, the glow bar can also actually glow and still not be working 100% and letting enough current through to the valve. You could swap an identical valve out to check it, if you don't have a meter. It's more than likely the valve though.

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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SOURCE: range igniter will not stop ticking after flame starts

I have a similar problem.
Look at this post
http://appliancejunk.com/forums/index.php?topic=4812.0
Good luck
if you find out what wrong with yours, pls email me at terry.robb@hotmail.com
Thanks

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

EllaWatson25
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SOURCE: Whirlpool super capacity 465 - Oven won't light

This is your gas valve that is bad on this unit. Please contact us at:
http://www.fixya.com/repair/d499389-accurate_appliance_repair_service
with your complete model number and we will get the correct part out to you asap.

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Posted on Nov 10, 2009

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