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How to light Oven Pilot for Magic Chef stove 31000 PAW

My top burners work, but my oven doesnt. When you open oven door you smell strong odor of gas. How do I turn on / check the oven pilot is on.

Is there a web site or documentation where it illustrates this ?

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  • bigmomma04 Dec 22, 2008

    My oven is doing the same thing and I notice that the heat lamp to the right is still working and heating up. Does this mean I still need a new ignitor or is it just not catching?

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Its a Magic Chef Gas Oven

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There is a cover plate that has two screws holding it down. Inspect the pilot area and you will see a hot surface igniter sitting right next to it.. That is what lights pilot and then the pilot lights main burner. You need a new igniter. Also do not touch any part of the hot surface igniter as human oil will shorten the life of part.

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

  • Mary Musgrave
    Mary Musgrave Dec 24, 2013

    That info was right on! Thank you.

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