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My gas wall oven is experiencing delayed ignition. When it finally lights there is a loud noise because of gas buildup inside the oven. I have replaced the igniter twice in one year. It works okay for a short while only.I have also cleaned the burner with a wire brush. The oven is a 1965 Caloric wall oven model RWS214

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The pilot must be adjust
the burner has a device to provide air to burn the gas it must be adjust

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