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Where do I light the pilot light on a GE 317B6641P001 oven?

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SOURCE: Oven does not heat. Broiler and stove work. NO gas smell.

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

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SOURCE: pilot heats up but gas will not come into bar with little holes in oven

Check the voltage at the oven gas valve, if you are getting 120v, then you have a bad gas valve.

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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SOURCE: oven pilot went out due to power outage. I don't

pilot over lights do not require power to stay light or should it go out in a power outage! do you have to normally light pilot with a match? if not you have a glow coil and its a electronic ignition range and power will affect it. once power is restored you should just be able to turn on over and everything would be ok.if it is a pilot light you need to remove the bottom door stick arm in to back and you'll see the pilot assembly at back if you look up! hopethis helps...

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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SOURCE: GE-Stove works,oven doesn't

change the ignitor

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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Our 17year old GE gas oven/broiler stopped lighting today. What might be the problem? Stove burners work.


Most likely culprit is the igniter.
When you turn the oven on it opens a gas valve allowing a small amount of gas to flow thru the pilot light. The igniter then lights the pilot and when the sensor determines the pilot is lit it opens th emain gas valve and the oven lights. If the igniter fails and doesn't light the pilot the sensor doesn't heat up and it shuts down the pilot and nothing works.
The igniter is usually accessable under the oven by removing the drawer. It has a single wire attached and looks like a short cigarette made of ceramic witha metal tip.
You didn't provide model number so I can't give you part number but if you look it up here you may be able to get one from Sears
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action?sid=PSHx20080114x00001

May 18, 2011 | Ovens

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My GE JGBP32GEL Gas oven will not light. Electric pilot does not glow. Broiler work fine.


Hi,

The ignitor is not working right and is going bad....
have the repair man replace the ignitor, or DIY....
Check out this tip about your problem...

Oven not Working or
Oven not Heating

Oven Problems
Replacing the Igniter


heatman101

Dec 07, 2010 | GE Ovens

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I have an older (1997) GE XL144 Gas oven. The burners light but the oven won't heat. Any suggestions?


IF THE PILOT LIGHT IS LIT BUT THE BURNERS DONT FIRE IT IS PROBABLY THE THERMOSTAT. FREEZE A LARGE OVEN PROOF BOWL FULL OF WATER PLACE IT IN THE OVEN FOR TEN MINS TO COOL THE OVEN TO BELOW ROOM TEMP AND THEN TRY THE OVEN IF IT WORKS FOR A SHORT TIME THEN STOPS CHANGE THE THERMOSTAT

Oct 01, 2010 | GE JGRP17 Gas Single Oven

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Oven pilot went out due to power outage. I don't know where the pilot oven light is. where is the pilot light to light the oven?Ge XL44


pilot over lights do not require power to stay light or should it go out in a power outage! do you have to normally light pilot with a match? if not you have a glow coil and its a electronic ignition range and power will affect it. once power is restored you should just be able to turn on over and everything would be ok.if it is a pilot light you need to remove the bottom door stick arm in to back and you'll see the pilot assembly at back if you look up! hopethis helps...

Feb 06, 2010 | GE Ovens

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How do you light the pilot on a GE stove The top of the stove works


Hi, If this model has a standing pilot, use a lighter and put the flame to the back center next to the burner assembly. Most newer models have electric ignitors now. It is fastened to the burner assmbly on the laft side.
If this an electric ignitor, turn the oven on and see if the ignitor glows. These ignitors are a very common problem and will probavly need replaced.
Please let me know if I can assist youu further.

Vic

Jul 03, 2009 | GE JGRP17 Gas Single Oven

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Oven does not heat. Broiler and stove work. NO gas smell.


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.

Feb 02, 2009 | GE Ovens

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How to light Oven Pilot for Magic Chef stove 31000 PAW


There is a cover plate that has two screws holding it down. Inspect the pilot area and you will see a hot surface igniter sitting right next to it.. That is what lights pilot and then the pilot lights main burner. You need a new igniter. Also do not touch any part of the hot surface igniter as human oil will shorten the life of part.

Nov 25, 2008 | GE JGRP17 Gas Single Oven

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Gas stove the oven pilot lights but not burner


I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM WITH MY GE GAS RANGE. THE PILOT LIGHT IS ON BUT WILL NOT IGNITE THE BURNER. WHAT IS THE PROBLEM. LINDA jolin49@yahoo.com

Oct 01, 2008 | Whirlpool SB160PEE Gas Single Oven

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Pilot heats up but gas will not come into bar with little holes in oven


Check the voltage at the oven gas valve, if you are getting 120v, then you have a bad gas valve.

Aug 08, 2007 | GE JGRP20 Gas Single Oven

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