Question about Kitchen Ranges
I just changed my first oven glow bar and it seems to work fine(?). This is a GE range #183D8077G018 (Part changed was a Norton glow bar #WB13K21). The oven ignites fine after about a minute but the glow bar remains on for the whole oven cycle until turned off. Is this normal???? The only reason that I ask is that it seems that would make the glow bar age and fail quicker. It should be simple to have the glow bar turned off after the gas is ignited. Maybe my range isn't working right????
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
no gas flow sounds like a bad gas regulato on the stove. as for the 5 year old ge profile with ignitors not working, you need a part called a spark modual
Posted on Nov 21, 2007
Usually when an oven won't bake, it's because the bake igniter is weak or burned out. The igniter is a small, round or rectangular device, that's about 1 inch by 4 to 8 inches. It's near the burner itself.
The burner is the tube-type device the gas flows through before it's ignited. It has many small holes on the sides to let the gas, when ignited, form a long, low flame. If the igniter is weak, if it glows red but doesn't get hot enough, or if it's burned out, the gas doesn't flow to the burner and the burner won't ignite. If this is the problem, you may need to replace either the igniter or the gas safety valve. Usually the igniter is to blame.
Other causes Other reasons that your oven may not bake are:
Posted on Jul 18, 2008
If the glow bar is working (glowing) it is the gas valve. BUT, the glow bar can also actually glow and still not be working 100% and letting enough current through to the valve. You could swap an identical valve out to check it, if you don't have a meter. It's more than likely the valve though.
Posted on Jul 23, 2009
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