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GE oven I own a GE gas oven / stove... the oven will come on to preheat but then it does not reach the desired temperature. I hear it cyle over and over.... the gas starts and then the elecric ignighter ignites the gas... the gas burns for just a few seconds and then the gas goes off... I think this may be a thermistat problem...

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Re: GE oven

Yup...I believe this may have been an issue with some GE models. I seem to remember a problem where some models had problems staying lit after preheating. The fix was replacing the oven thermostat. Now...the normal cycle for an oven lighting is just what you described. The glow igniter will glow first, followed by the gas valve opening, followed by ignition. Once the oven reaches optimum temperature it is normal for the gas to shut off and come back on to maintain oven temperature. However, if this is going on in a frequent fashion with the oven never getting warm, your guess is probably a correct one. Good luck to you.

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