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Oven will not lite

Fridgidaire FGF326ASA
When turning on the oven the ignitor lites up bright orange but the oven will not lite. doesn't seem like it is getting gas. Top burners work just fine.

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  • mnarge Mar 02, 2009

    Oven has been working fine for the last year. Then all of a sudden it doesnt light. I think its more the gas than the lighter. No smell of gas is detectable after turning the knob on. Stove top works fine. Any ideas?

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Unplug the unit, change the igniter maybe it does not draw enough ampage.
or check the gas control knob if somebody mistakenly turned it to off position. the ON position should be inline with the gas pipe.

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