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GE JGBP26GEJ BURNERS WO'NT LIGHT WITH OVEN BURNING.

I have a GE JGBP26GEJ range using LP. The burners work fine, and the oven works fine. But if I have just turned the burner on, and then the oven, or have the oven on first and then turn the burn(s) on, the burners will either go out, or sputter and then go out. If the burner has been going for a while when I turn the oven on, that burner will stay lit, but any burner turned on afterward will go out. If I turn the oven off and turn the burners on for a few minutes I can then turn the oven on and everything works. I've had several technicians check the range out, with no success.

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  • pcotton32317 Jan 15, 2009

    The range burners and jets have been cleaned and the regulator has been changed out at least once. The stove was set up originally as lp/propane. The pressure has also been adjusted at least once also. We have a propane tank supplying the gas for heater, water heater, dryer, and stove. The symptoms with the stove occurs even if nothing else is running at the time. The stove is 22 years old and has been doing this for the entire life of the unit. The only unit that gives any problems is the gas stove. At least 4 different technicians from different repair companies have looked at the stove but have been unable to reproduce problem.

  • johnneybayes May 18, 2009

    I have the identical problem with my GE JM2326565 range with top oven (self-cleaning). The range is 14 years old and the problem started approximately two years ago. In addition, I sometimes smell gas while cooking. Several repairmen have checked the range but all say because of its age, they are unable to computerize the problems and repair parts are nile.

  • Lou Cook May 11, 2010

    has anyone checked your regulator?

    have they checked to make sure your orifices on the burners are all clean and clear. are the orifices for lp or propane?i do not see any recalls or service flashes for this problem but in the past with this , i have had a bad regulator, or the wrong orificaes installed

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    I had a similar problem.The power failure might just have been a coincidence.Sounds to me like your lower oven igniter may have gone bad such as mine did.

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