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Oven burner does not lite.

I took out the heat shields so I could get a good look at the ignitor and it glows as good or better than the broiler (which works) but burner gets no gas. Does the gas valve itself go bad? Where is it located? Also, all the top burners all work well. Thanx, Joe L

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  • waco77000 Nov 29, 2008

    Thanks for the help. I'm still working on it but have direction now. Thanx, Joe L

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Valve gets stuck perhaps but the fact that the ignitor even glows tells me there power running through the valve, no glow= bad valve. Id have to say sounds as if you have a bad ignitor, yo can try "tapping" on the valve as teh ignitor is glowing, perhaps this will free it up( doubt it). the valve is the little box the ignitor wires goes back to,and gas feeds into as well

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