Oven not always working my tappan gas range has an oven that works occasionally. sometimes it won't even come on-it just smells like gas-any ideas? it works sometimes thanks

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23 Nov, 2006

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MOre than likely your igniter is getting weak. If it doesnt pull enough amperage. it shouldnt let gas into the oven. If it is letting in gas and not igniting, I would suggest a new igniter and a new safety valve. Hope this helps!
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