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Whirlpool Super Capacity 465 Gas-pilot light won't stay lit

Can light by turning on the gas, but pilot light keeps going out

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  • Larry Youngblood
    Larry Youngblood May 11, 2010

    you have a bad ignitor

  • Kenneth Mar 06, 2013

    Hey Larry, We have a Whirlpool accubake oven, Model# SF362LXSY 0 , the Serial# is RT3515635 and all of a sudden the oven wont come on. The timer counts down like its heating up though.

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I have a whirlpool accubake system / super capacity 465 oven ... the top burners do fine...but my oven pilot went out... and I don't know how to re-lite the pilot... the owners manual doesn't help ... it doesn't show anything a layman could understand ... no visual illustrations ... when I turn on the oven ... the display shows that it's been activated... it clicks a couple of times but does not light ... what is a simple way to re-light the pilot? thanks, A

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