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Hi, I have a Kenmore Elite Gas Range Oven model # 790.7921. The stovetop and broiler work correctly but the oven element is heating up, you can smell some natural gas, the burner ignitor does not light but it will light with a lighter and produce a small flame and then extinguishes itself within a few minutes. The oven does not get up to temperature.

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Needs a new igniter no biggy really.

Posted on Nov 16, 2020

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Sorry but we do not advise self fixing of gas appliances they go BOOM and can burn your house down if not done properly

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SOURCE: Oven burner doesn't light

Replaced the ignitor on mine 10 mins ago.... Works like it's brand new. You have to remove the bake pan in the bottom of the stove, remove the drawer, and the sheet metal shield protection the connection. Entire job was 10 mins.

Posted on Oct 22, 2008

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SOURCE: GE Oven does not light - no gas smell and no electronic ignition clicking sound

Gas oven does not work. Burners and broiler work. When oven kGnob is turned on, there is no glow at ignitor, nor any gas smell.

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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Hi. this is common in many old gas range ovens. There is a set of coils that are attached to the gas valve assembly. These coils , when activated and operational, open and close the main and secondary valves in this unit. They are controlled by the main ERC(clock/oven control board). I recommend checking these coils and there respective wiring harnesses. if the clips and wires are worn and corroded, simply replace the entire wire harness.

Now, if the wiring harness and wires that are connected to the coils look good and there are no signs of corrosion on the wires and connector clips, this will confirm that the coils have failed and you will need to replace them.

You can also preform an additional test with a multimeter. simply connect your multimeter or voltage meter to both terminal posts located on the coils. once your meter is connected, start the oven cycle. you should register some sort of current during this test at this time. if the current is sufficient and the coils do not initiated the valve action, this will confirm coil failure. if the meter dosen't register a current during oven operation, this will confirm ERC(control) failure. you will have to replace the Oven control board in this case.

The Most common issue in this situation will most defiantly be the coil assembly and not the control.

Please rate and god bless:)

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Kenmore Oven Problem

the ignitor has to be on before the gas valve opens up and until the stove recognizes a flame, if it doesnt the gas will shut off and the ignitor will cool off, If you use the self clean setting to clean the oven you will destroy the ignitor much faster because they are only rated for about 1000 degreese for just a minute and self clean keeps it around 800 for an hour or so. You may just need to replace the ignitor.

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Frigidaire gas range broiler element does not light.

glow plug needs to draw 4 amps to open gas valve even if it red hot ...not drawing 4 amps replace glow plug

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

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