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Oven in DCS gas range doew not turn on

The oven in a 36" gas DCS range does not turn on. All the other components including the top 4 burners, the top grill and the broiler function normally. I have been led to believe that the most likely problem is with a faulty oven igniter. The unit is about 9 years old and predates the Fisher-Paykel takeover. In trying to get any information one is directed to deal with a toll-free number that gets you to Brisbane, Australia! Any ideas about the solution and if it is an igniter problem what is the most efficient and economical way of getting a replacement unit to Canada. Thank you jdv

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Re: oven in DCS gas range doew not turn on

Well some of the older ones have a unit that is sorta like a pilot light which keeps you safe by not letting out gas before it ignites so as to not blow up. This macanism is probably bad. I use to replace them on Tappan ovens. They would last a couple of years and then would go out and to replace them then was about $80.00. Easy to do. They are usualy located inside the oven somewhere and look like a glass eye on one end with a small 1/4 inch gas line connecting to the other end.

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