Question about GE Profile Spectra JGBP90 Gas Kitchen Range
The 4 gas stove burners work fine. The broiler and lower oven burner will not start. The broiler "glow plug or ignitor" heats up but the lower one does not. Is this the problem and how do I replace it?
The fact that the igniter on the broiler actually begins to glow rules out your Electronic Oven Control (EOC) board. Usually when both oven features fail to work the EOC, or wiring, is the culprit. But...in your situation, the broiler igniter glows, but the bake igniter doesn't. You don't see this happen very often, but I believe you may have two bad igniters. The following link explains how to replace an igniter and gives you some theory behind how they operate:
Although an igniter glows, it still may be bad. This is usually dependent upon the age of the stove and the frequency of use. Usually, the bake igniter burns out first, because it is used more often. These igniters also grow weak with age. Which means, if they do not draw the required current necessary to open the gas safety valve, you will not have ignition. This is a designed safety feature that prevents free flowing gas from filling the oven box before ignition. I would recommend replacing both igniters to see if this corrects your problem. If you require additional assistance, or have questions, please let me know before you rate the solution. I hope this helps solve your problem.
Posted on Feb 26, 2009
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 30, 2010 | Maytag Ovens
Jan 25, 2010 | GE Kitchen Ranges
Jul 30, 2009 | GE Profile Spectra JGBP90 Gas Kitchen...
Jul 17, 2009 | GE JGBP33 Gas Kitchen Range
Apr 25, 2009 | Ovens
Jan 28, 2009 | GE JGRP17 Gas Single Oven
Jan 20, 2009 | GE Profile Spectra JGBP90 Gas Kitchen...
Oct 28, 2008 | GE Profile Spectra JGBP90 Gas Kitchen...
Dec 15, 2007 | GE JGBP28 Gas Kitchen Range
Oct 04, 2016 | GE Profile Spectra JGBP90 Gas Kitchen...
Dec 16, 2014 | GE Profile Spectra JGBP90 Gas Kitchen...
326 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: