maytag oven not heating properly


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Old 07-19-04, 06:07 PM
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maytag oven not heating properly

hey all, visiting my sister-in-law and she is having a problem with the gas oven.

maytag
model # CHG9800BAB
SERIAL 34795129SZ

basically, she sets the temperature for what she wants and it takes forever (literally) for the oven to reach temp. and sometimes it just does not get there.

this has been going on for about six months. it started being an every now and then thing and now it seems to be all the time.

any hints as to how to troubleshoot/diagnose would be greatly appreciated.

thanks in advance,
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Hello handfulothumbs and Welcome to the Do It Yourself Web Site and my Gas Appliances topic.

Two of the most likely causes.

1)
Weak hot surface glow ignitor.
Replacing the ignitor will resolve that cause.

2)
Defective gas valve.
The gas valve is the part that supplies gas to the oven burner.
Replacing that part will reslove the cause but should not be replaced first.
First the HSI (hot surface ignitor) Or replace both the HSI and the gas valve.

Stoves-Ranges-Ovens-Broilers:
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http://forum.doityourself.com/showth...hreadid=159808. Reading this thread will provide information on how to diagnose and fix some problems.

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Maytag 1-800-688-9900 USA
Maytag 1-800-688-2002 Canada

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