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Oven won't turn on, but the stove is fine!

The model is an FGF366BCC (Frigidaire gas model). I don't know if there is a pilot light or what, but I can smell gas when I turn on the oven, but it doesn't heat up. The stove burners all work fine. Any ideas? Thanks so much!

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Replace the oven glow bar ignitor.

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