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Various Problems 1. Broiler will not light. Ignighter is OK. Problem is lack of gas. 2. Right front burner is stuck.....can not turn up, or down, or off. We have to shut of the main valve in the back of the stove as a temp fix. 3. I would like to replace the complete set of burner & oven knobs. I can not find these parts anywhere. 4. Stove is propane gas. I believe it was pruchased and installed in 1999 +/-.

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SOURCE: Electric spark for gas range burner is non stop

Turning any knob starts the spark via a switch behind each which should disengage when the (any) knob is turn further.
One of your switches is stuck.

I think you should be able to remove the range-top for access and find the offending switch.
It is probably gummy from a spill and is no longer in solid contact with the cam that operates it.

A solvent/lubricant such as WD-40 sprayed on the plunger of the switch once you can see it and operating the knob back and forth should free it up.

It might be wise to turn off the gas supply while tinkering with the range - blow your house away and the range won't matter. :-(

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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SOURCE: viking oven won't heat

Igniters need to be replaced

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

SOURCE: viking 4 burner gas stove

make sure that the electronic pilot gets hot by the flame of the burners, some times the gas air adjustmet is open to much and the flame will not get to the starter or electronic pilot, the electrode has a sensor that knows when the flame is on, if you see that the tip of the electrode is not been touch by the flame it will not stop, tiking. if that is not the problem replace the electrodes, or electronic pilot the same thing.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Viking Gas Oven VGSO-166 flame too high

make sure the hood orifice is a #52. (orifice to bake burner)you can go to the local propane gas company and see if they have one they will sell you.

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Oven barly heats up. It struggles to cook a pie.

Is the unit a self clean?

If not then the oven ignitors need to be replaced

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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Have xl44 GE Range /Oven--Oven and Broiler will not work. What do I replace?


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I have a GE XL44 oven. It's about ten years old. Oven would not turn on, so I replaced the igniter. The igniter has to light to "tell" the gas to come on. The part was $80 here in Oklahoma and it was super simple fix.
Pull the oven out of it's place and unplug. You can shut off the gas if your buidler placed a shut off valve.
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2. Remove the lower storage drawer.
3. Then remove the racks.
4. Remove oven floor. The oven floor comes off with two screws in back, then lift it about an inch from the rear and you can pull the front up, clearing the lip. This is a good time to clean the ten year old food off the oven floor.
5. You will see the aluminum burner. The lower ignighter is attached to the burner. The screws to the ignighter are at an angle, dont try to remove them with out taking the burner out. To remove the lower burner, get on your side and look way in the back of the lower drawer area. Remove the two screws at the very back where the oven drawer goes. You will also unplug the two (2) wires and the then the whole burner will lift up and come out, then you can remove the ignighter screws. Take the ignighter off and take it to a appliance repair store and they will sell you a new igniter. You can look on-line as well.
The new part does not have the connectors like the original, Just cut the old wires in half and pig tail them to the new part. The new part will come with ceramic wire nuts. This whole install takes about an hour, and will save you a service call. It can seem like a hard fix, but once you dig into it, it's pretty easy. Everything goes back together in reverse. This would be a good time to change the light bulb while you are at it.
These are the same type of ignighters that are on everything these days, hot water heaters, furnaces and they are the most likely to go out since they are used quite a bit.

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The ignitor is not working right and is going bad....
have the repair man replace the ignitor, or DIY....
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FYI: An igniter may glow red and still not allow the oven to work. The igniter has to draw a certain amount of electrical current for the main gas valve to open.

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Check both gas valve solonoids for 216 ohms [blue broiler wire to the orange common and red oven wire to orange common] both must be ok.

Check oven temp sensor for 1080 ohms.

If above are ok then the problem is either the spark module or the control board.

Since the gas valve was not opening and there was not ignitor sound I replaced the spark module for about $90. You have a 50-50 chance of being right.

My range is relitively new and I'm haveing an oven light problem which I traced to the control board so I may replaced this board to for about $200.

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