36" Viking range temp regulating unit replacement?


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Old 09-21-16, 11:31 AM
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36" Viking range temp regulating unit replacement?

Is there a write up or DIY for replacing the temperature regulating unit in our Viking range? The oven doesn't get hotter than approximately 260 or so and the repair man quoted a half hour of labor plus the part. I figure I can replace it myself if it's only going to take a pro a half hour. (famous last words)


Does anybody know about this part and/or how to replace it?

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Old 09-21-16, 02:05 PM
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Give us the model number, and is a top burner(which?) or the oven?
 
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Old 09-21-16, 03:24 PM
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I'll try to find the model number tonight. It's a regulating unit for the oven. All 6 top burners work perfect.
 
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Old 09-21-16, 08:11 PM
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Viking products are not considered to be DIY repaired appliances and they do have their fair share of problems.

I have no idea what a regulating unit is for the oven. There is a gas regulator but that is no half hour job. There is a temperature sensor/thermistor that would be a half hour repair.

Is this a combo gas/electric oven ?

I await the model number.
 
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Old 09-23-16, 09:08 AM
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Updated info:
Handwritten from an inspection form. I couldn't find it on the oven.

Model #: VGIC3656BSS (maybe 55, instead of SS)
Serial #: 10-23-068810
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That's what was written on the inspection note.


I did figure out that 250 degrees is where it stops. I turned it up to 450 last night. After 10 minutes, turned the temp down and it "clicked" at 250. Turned it back up to 450 and left it for another 30 minutes. Turned down the knob again and again, clicked off at 250.
 
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Old 09-23-16, 09:42 AM
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VGIC3656BSS is the proper model number.

That's the range with the two burners and igniters.

When you turn the oven on.... do both burners light within +/- 45 seconds ?
You'll see the igniters come on pretty quick but if ignition doesn't happen quickly.... you may need new igniters. It's a common problem on several of the Viking units.

During the heating process..... does the burner cycle on and off when it's at the 250 degree point ?
 
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Thank you for clarifying the number for me!


As far as I can tell, but ignite within 45 seconds. How would I tell if both are coming on? I may only be seeing/hearing one. I'm not sure about that.

The broiler works without issue as well.


It does cycle, as you can hear the burner turn off and of occasionally.
 
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Old 09-23-16, 02:15 PM
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There may be a bottom plate that you can lift up to see the burners.

I'm trying to find a parts diagram for a regulator. I should have some info shortly.
 
 

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