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GFG461LVS oven won't light

The broiler and burners work fine, but my oven won't light. I can hear the igniter clicking, but then nothing happens.

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Posted by MBeird on Jan 18, 2008
Can hear the clicking of the auto starter when starting the oven, but it stops after 5 seconds and then the oven simply fills with gas. Broiler still works fine as do the stove top burners. Any thoughts?

Good question? You may have a plugged up burner and or the pipes or jets may not be adjusted correctly and it could be your igniter on the gas range because it is not igniting the spark to create the flame. You may want to have it check out with an authorized service repair tech to make sure it is safe and will function well. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local appliance dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.
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Posted on May 05, 2008

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You may have a bad spark/ignition module, it is located under the main top (on most models) and tells the burners too spark

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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sounds like an issue with the spark module, altough that module tends to be really relliable.i would try removing pawer to te unit. checking the outlet for proper grounding,and replugging unit see if that works for you

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More than likely a bad ignitor
Here is how to tell If the ignitor is glowing it should be VERY bright, if it is dim orange it is weak and bad.
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if you can hear gas when turned on then its likely to be a faulty/dirty burner. No gas flow then its the thermostat or dependant on model a faulty gas relay/valve

Posted on Dec 22, 2009

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Posted by MBeird on Jan 18, 2008
Can hear the clicking of the auto starter when starting the oven, but it stops after 5 seconds and then the oven simply fills with gas. Broiler still works fine as do the stove top burners. Any thoughts?

Good question? You may have a plugged up burner and or the pipes or jets may not be adjusted correctly and it could be your igniter on the gas range because it is not igniting the spark to create the flame. You may want to have it check out with an authorized service repair tech to make sure it is safe and will function well. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local appliance dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.
Thanks, Don – The Appliance Man
Go Ahead. Use Us.

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