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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Gas ovens need a glow bar igniter to operate as a safety feature. if it is broken (and they do go out often) nothing will work. (it stops the gas from coming into the stove if it is broken, (its purpose light any gas and to send a signal to the valve that (yes I'm on and you can keep sending gas) they are always on when the oven is on they never stop glowing... until you turn off the oven.. they are very visible in their glow.. in most oven you can see them like a red hot iron glowing in the oven before it lights the gas. in the diagram #316 is the igniters http://www.partselect.com/ModelFrames.aspx?ModelID=1593059&ModelNum=JGSP28SEN4SS&mfgModelNum=&ManufactureID=2&Selected=00133566i01&Position=6&mfg=GE&Type=&Mark=6 This is for your info only call the gas company...or a qualified gas oven repairman. Gas ovens can be dangerous. If the glow ignitors are working (both) then it could be a valve issue but they need a certain amount of resistance from the glow bar to open. (sometimes even if the glow bars are glowing if they are getting old the resistance is not enough to open the gas valve.)
If the glow bar is glowing and the oven doesn't come on in about 30 - 45 seconds.... it probably is the glow bar that needs to be replaced. BUT it could be the oven valve. Usually it is the glow bar.
The glow bar is wired in series with the oven valve and even if it is glowing it may not be sending the correct voltage through to the oven valve.
To change the glowbar... unplug the appliance, unscrew 2 screws holding the metal bracket to the burner and remove the ignitor. You can cut the 2 white wires going to the ignitor and use ceramic wire nuts with the new ignitor.
If its a square glow bar it must pull 3.5 apms to open the gas valve. Round ones pull 2.5 apms. even though the glow bar is on it must be real bright. Has it been taken over 45 second to light the oven. You will need some way to check the amps. If its getting enough amps the safety valve is bad.
More than likely (95% chance) you have a burned out oven glow bar. Turn the oven on and look for an orange glow from the slots along the sides of the oven floor. If you don't see a glow after 1 minute, replace the glow bar (ignitor).
you need to replace the oven glow bar take out the oven racks in the bottom of the range you will see two screws remove them remove the bottom oven pan underthat is the flame spreader shield under that under it you will se the ignighter at the back of the burner bar just follow the instruct sheet with the ignighter to install and reverse just because the old bar glow-esdon't mean its good just replace it