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Whirlpool oven won't ignite

Our gas range will not ignite. The oven had been cooking for 90 min and the flame seemed to go out about 10 min before time. After that, the oven would not start again. The igniters make a 'clicking' sound, but the flame never ignites. Any ideas? and is this something an amateur can fix? thanks for any help.

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  • jen13 Apr 25, 2008

    the stovetop works fine...burners are all accounted for and able to be used. tried to turn on the oven for preheat and it just doesn't heat anymore. the range is 5 years old...never had this problem before. any ideas?

  • mobrien_ac Jan 25, 2009

    I was told that this is a problem with the thermostat. Is that correct?

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Not a gas flow problem because i can manually light the burner just fine

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You do have a problem that needs to be attended to by a certified tech.you same to have a gas flow problem.maybe a valve problem.

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