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Gas oven dosen't maintain set temperture

When you start the oven, it rises to the set temp.  It reaches the set temp but it doesn't maintain the desired temperture. The read out says it's at the set temp but its not. Help.

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  • turbulance Oct 29, 2007

    Model # KGSS907SSS

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    and won't stop heating

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    oven dose not reach selected temp off by 100% is this a thermal cupler problem or a control panel problem and can I do the repairs



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My experience on the direct spark ranges is that the gas valve is usually at fault for this problem. The regulator valve and the burner shutoff solenoids are all built together in one valve assembely. The valve will work properly until it gets hot then it will stick and not open when the oven calls for heat again.
Please post back with the complete model and serial numbers if you need further help in troubleshooting it. There have been many updates and design changes on these ranges.

Posted on Oct 29, 2007

  • Anonymous Oct 29, 2007

    Also, about the display. It doesn't display the actual oven temp after it reaches the set temp. It will stay at whatever you have it set at no matter what the actual temperature in the oven is.

  • Anonymous Oct 29, 2007

    Thanks for the model number.

    There are several different parts that have to work properly for the oven to ignite but the usual culprits for the problem you describe are the spark module and the gas valve. Usually when a spark module goes out it will quit lighting completely and also effect the surface ignitors also. Not always, but usually.

    If you want to go through the checks yourself and have a volt/ohm meter, there should be a tech sheet on the back of the oven that will describe the diagnostic checks and I will help you walk through them. If you just want to know what part needs to be replaced, I would tell you to replace the gas valve.

    Post back if you need further help.




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