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Gas ignites but does not stay on once ignition is released

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sounds like you have a short somewhere. you may need an expert.

Posted on Feb 04, 2007

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SOURCE: Avanti DG241BS - oven will not stay on

There has to be a protection system in the burner assembly to cut the supply of gas to the burner if it does not light. For the case of an oven the supply must be cut off immediately if the burner and its pilot go out. For that gas control system to work the burner control must "recognize" with a sensor when the burner is lit and when it is not. Pushing the knob "in" momentarily on this model bypasses the protection system momentarily to allow a burner to be ignited in the first place. If releasing the knob extinguishes the flame the control system is not "seeing" the flame. I tried to find some detail info on you particular ignition system but to no avail so all I can offer is a general approach to these kinds of problems . You need to find and clean or replace the sensor used to detect a flame. It could be an optical one (doubt that) or a temperature flame sensor, a thermocouple sensor, or some other kind I haven't thought of. Fixing this problem involves first determining what kind of sensor it uses. A copy of a service manual for this model can help you determine that. Try to clean the flame detector, and if that doesn't work you have to replace it or the gas control assembly it is a part of. If you have a spark ignition and its not sparking when it should first clean it --carefully--. Spilled food can short them out. Unplug the range before doing this. The owners manual shows it to be under the top burners which can be removed for cleaning this.

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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Remember to turn the control knob past the "LITE" setting once the burner fires.
If that is not the issue you have one or more defective spark switches.
Each valve has its own switch wired in series with the others.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

protek480
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SOURCE: ilve gas oven - ignites but will not stay lit

Flame sensor unit is bad.

This is a gas valve and the flame sensor for the valve:

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Posted on Sep 19, 2009

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SOURCE: grill ignites but will not stay lit

Check for contamination or grease in the burner holes. Also gas pressure could have gone out of adjustment.

Posted on Dec 14, 2009

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