Question about Ovens
My GE single gas oven says it is preheating but it never heats up or preheats. Also there is no orange light that comes on inside oven when it says it is preheating. Broil seems to work and the orange light comes on. The burners are working fine as well. What could be the problem? The model number is jgbp26ceh2cc and the serial number is mg299612p. Thank you,
You will need to check the bake and broil igniters and/or the temperature sensor. A multi-meter should come in handy to verify if these components are good or bad.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: preheat worksoven wont bake
The range timer is usually located in the control panel on top of the range. If you suspect the timer is faulty, don't try to fix it yourself. Remove it and take it to a professional service person for testing. Here's how to remove the timer:
Step 1: Remove the back service panel to the control panel and release the spring clips that hold it in position, or remove the retaining screws.
Step 2: Push the timer forward to release it.
Step 3: Remove the electrical lead wires from the timer housing. If, when disassembling the timer, you notice that the electrical wire terminals look burned, remove these leads and buff the leads and the terminal points with fine steel wool. Burned and/or dirty terminals can cause the timer to malfunction, but a good cleaning can solve this problem.
Step 4: Replace the old timer or install a new one of the same size and type, if this is necessary. Connect the new timer the same way the old one was connected.
Posted on Nov 06, 2008
could be the oven thermostat, get a plumber/heating engineer out, but make sure you can trust him, cause he could try and say u need a new cooker when it MIGHT only be a new oven thermostat.
Posted on Feb 02, 2009
SOURCE: Preheat takes forever
click the link Oven temp sensors sense the temperature is the oven cavity and the temp sensor changes resistance, this change in ohm resistance tells the oven control what temperature the oven cavity at and tells the control to shut off the element or turn it back on. The most common temp sensors used today ( *not all ) are approx 1000-1100 ohm resistance at room temperature ( 70�F )
Some ohm readings and there temperature:
Degrees F - Resistance
100 - 1143 ohms
200 - 1350 ohms
300 - 1553 ohms
350 - 1654 ohms
400 - 1753 ohms
500 - 1949 ohms
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Posted on Mar 01, 2009
The F3 error on this model is an open thermostat circuit. The F6 is a control or loss of power. Make sure the unit is plugged into a good 120 Volt outlet. Test this outlet with a power drill or lamp, wiggle cord in receptacle, if no other test experience or equipment is avaliable. Check the thermostate in the oven for physical damage. There may be a loose connection in the oven. This would require a good technican to find.
Posted on Apr 17, 2009
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