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How Does a Gas Range & Oven Work? — Appliance Repair Tips

Oven won’t turn on or not heating? Burners not working or sparking all the time? This video provides information on how a gas range works and offers troubleshooting tips to assist you in diagnosing and repair.

Here is a list of the most commonly replaced parts associated with each range/stove/oven symptom:

Oven won’t heat: igniter, bake or broil element, control board, thermostat, safety valve
Oven doesn’t bake evenly: igniter, bake or broil element, control board, thermostat
Range surface element won’t work: surface element, element switch or receptacle wires
Range burner spark problem: spark module, spark ignition switch, spark electrode
Oven temperature problem: bake or broil element, igniter, control board, thermostat, sensor
Oven won’t turn on: control board, thermal fuse, igniter, safety valve, pressure regulator
Range burners spark all the time: spark ignition switch, spark module

All of the information provided in this range & oven troubleshooting video is applicable to the following brands: Frigidaire, GE, Jenn Air, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Magic Chef, Maytag, Thermador, Whirlpool

Frigidaire Range/Stove/Oven Door Disassembly:

How your range/stove/oven works:

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