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Any idea about my GE oven problem?

I am still having a problem with my oven. When I turn the oven on, the spark ignitor light up the "pilot light" but the main burner/bar doesn't get inflammed and the spark ignitor keeps sparking for ever. Can you help me???? Please

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Re: any idea about my GE oven problem?

But any chance did you acidentally flip the little lever that will shut the gas off the the oven burner? sometimes its in the back neor near the regulator. check that.

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