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Oven does not light

When turned on the ignitor turns orange but it does not ignite, you are able to light oven manually and it works fine. If ignitor turns orange and heats up why does it not light oven?

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  • kmxp Jan 02, 2009

    oven smells like gas, eventually heats up what is wrong?

  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2009

    tried suggestion and it didn't help. nothing in the path of the gas and the heating element heats up right away. i
    moved the heating element closer to the gas and nothing. the gas seems to take about 5 minutes before i can smell anything and the over will eventually heat up after a noticeable ignition.

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Try this:  . See if the ignitor is in the direct path of the gas. If not move it slightly to be closer to that path. Maybe something his it and it is out of position. Gas + Glow(together) = Fire The other possibility is that somethng in in the path of the gas leading to the glow coil.

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