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Oven does not light.

I purchased this range in August. From day one, the oven will not light. The glow bar glows, but oven will not light. I have been in touch with Sunbeam several times but cannot get any satisfaction. The warranty people sent out a television technician to look at my stove. Wasn't that stupid?

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  • mrdadsir Oct 10, 2007

    Haven't used this info yet. Still waiting to hear from warranty folks.

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More often than not the glow bar is resticting the voltage to open the valve or the valve itself is stuck

Posted on Oct 31, 2007

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If you live in the United States, call 1-800-905-9505 for service. They are nationwide and service all brands.

Posted on Oct 07, 2007

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Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly

Your model number was missing digits so I used this manual:
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http://products.geappliances.com/MarketingObjectRetrieval/Dispatcher?RequestType=PDF&Name=981380002.PDF
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The Glow Bar is item 316 this link:
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=214914&diagram_id=20725728#d20725728

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If the glow bar is glowing and you still do not get ignition respond here and we can go through troubleshooting.

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