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Glow bar?? This is a gas wall oven. Turn it on and it does not heat up. When it did work it starts at 100 degrees and goes up. I can't get it to go past 100. No gas pop when it starts and no flame at top or bottom. Question is this- There are two glow bars (I believe) One on top of the oven in clear view and this comes on with broil- and it does work one. The other is under the two pans- One comes out to clean and the other has to be removed with tools. I am assuming this is the glow bar that needs to be replaced on the bottom. Is this something a notso handy woman can replace? I figured I got this far maybe I could try it.

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It sounds to me like you are on the right tract yes you can change this item pretty easily after you remove the covers it just plugs in just follow your wires and do not touch the new glow bar with bare hands use a clean rubber glove like doctors wear to hold it (the oils on your hand will cause it to go bad faster.although rule of thumb is to replace the glow bar and gas valve at the same time you may get lucky and fix the problem with just the glow bar.after you replace the bar (if it does not work the problem would be the gas valve>NOT RECOMMENDED TO DO IF YOU HAVE NO MECHANICAL KNOWLEDGE
LET ME KNOW HOW IT TURNS OUT FOR YA.YOU CAN EMAIL ME DIRECT AT FIXITRIGHT1@YAHOO.COM I HOPE THIS HELPS YA
BILL

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To order this part click the link below:--

http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Hot-Surface-Glow-Bar-Igniter/1990?modelNumber=911.30469894

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Also to confirm, check to see if the igniter is getting 120 volts when it's turned on. If it gets 120 volts, then your safety gas valve is bad because it's not letting the neutral go through. Otherwise, if it's NOT getting 120 volts, your control board shorted out and you need a new control board.
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To see how gas valve looks, please click the link below:---

http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Gas-Safety-Valve-Assembly/251898

In most of the cases the igniter is faulty, because gas valve getting faulty is very rare. But still getting the voltages checked, will confirm. These will help. Thanks. Helpmech.

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