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How do I lite the oven pilot


If it's an older model with a true pilot light you turn on the gas at supply line valve, open oven door, remove bottom panel to access pilot and burner. Sometimes it's easier to remove broiler drawer on these models but regardless take a lighter and light pilot. Most models are electronic ignitions which if you have it probably needs replaced if it doesn't ignite the burner in under a minute or minute and 15 secs. It could also be a bad thermostat if the burner ignites within the time period described above

Sep 10, 2014 | Magic Chef Ovens

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Where is my pilot light for kenmore 317B6442P001


it shouldnt have a pilot light
there is a hot surface igniter under the pan below the racks
two screws in the back then lift from back (tabs in front)
is the oven not working or lighting?
you cant light with match or lighter
if you are having problems lighting change the igniter
simple to do 15 min get part un piug old plug in new

Nov 18, 2013 | Kenmore Ovens

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How do you light the pilot light? if it doesn't have a pilot light how do you light it?


It could be an auto ignite stove. Check the manual. Some of the newer stoves have an electronic ignite to save on gas usage. A pilot light can burn as much as 3 gallons of gas a month.

Sep 04, 2013 | Ovens

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Our 17year old GE gas oven/broiler stopped lighting today. What might be the problem? Stove burners work.


Most likely culprit is the igniter.
When you turn the oven on it opens a gas valve allowing a small amount of gas to flow thru the pilot light. The igniter then lights the pilot and when the sensor determines the pilot is lit it opens th emain gas valve and the oven lights. If the igniter fails and doesn't light the pilot the sensor doesn't heat up and it shuts down the pilot and nothing works.
The igniter is usually accessable under the oven by removing the drawer. It has a single wire attached and looks like a short cigarette made of ceramic witha metal tip.
You didn't provide model number so I can't give you part number but if you look it up here you may be able to get one from Sears
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action?sid=PSHx20080114x00001

May 18, 2011 | Ovens

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HOW DO I LIGHT THE PILOT LIGHT FOR THE OVEN?


First pull out the broiler pan and look into the boiler and in the very back you will see there is the receptacle or the pilot light assembly. You will simply stick a match up to the pilot light and "poof" the pilot light is lit. Now if it doesn't light, sometimes you can just move this a little bit and get a little bit gas flow through there and in this case, it did light properly. And then now test the oven. Push in on the valve and turn it.
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May 09, 2010 | Ovens

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My gas was recently shut off for repairs from the gas company, now its back on and i dont know how to get my oven or stove back on


Ok you did not mention if your oven or stive had pilot lights or igniters. Given you asked the question how too turn it back on I have to assume it does not have electronic igniters. You need to light the pilot lights. There are 2 in top that are between each of the 2 burner sets. If you can not gain access to the pilot light by lifting the top of the stove up you can use a fire starter type lighter and re-light them. Sometimes they will self light if you just use a match on the burners.
As for the oven you can gain access 2 ways to the pilot light. One is to unlatch and remove the oven lower inside panel. The pilot light will be near the burner head. Just light it. The other is to remove the broiler drawer and reach way back in there to light the pilot light.


Again if you have igniter ignition all you have to do is turn on a burner or the oven. Good Luck.

Jan 22, 2010 | Ovens

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Stove works just fine/oven does not warm up - pilot light is on, but turning on oven does nothing but make the pilot light glow a little bigger. Oven will not ignite.


Hi, The ignitor is getting weak and will not open the gas valve. Replace the ignitor and you will be back in business. This is a very common problem with the gas ovens.
Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Vic

May 29, 2009 | Ovens

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How to light Oven Pilot for Magic Chef stove 31000 PAW


There is a cover plate that has two screws holding it down. Inspect the pilot area and you will see a hot surface igniter sitting right next to it.. That is what lights pilot and then the pilot lights main burner. You need a new igniter. Also do not touch any part of the hot surface igniter as human oil will shorten the life of part.

Nov 25, 2008 | GE JGRP17 Gas Single Oven

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Oven will not light


Most gas ranges currently available employ one of 3 basic gas ignition systems; pilot ignition, hot surface ignition system (which uses a 'glow bar' or 'glow coil' - aka an "ignitor") and a spark ignition system. The latter two being referred to as "electronic ignition" systems as they use electricity in one form or another to operate the oven heating system. Only the pilot ignition system has an actual "pilot" (which is a small but real "flame") which might need manual lighting.

If the surface burners of a range are a spark ignition type, the oven IS one of the possible kinds of electronic ignition systems and thus will not usually have a "pilot" which needs lighting. Be aware though that just because the surface burners might light via a spark doesn't necessarily mean the oven uses the spark type ignition system too. spark-anim1.90x11.gif
There is one older style of electronic ignition system which does also use an oven pilot but it is very rare and such a system hasn't been used in oven models since the early to mid 70's. It is the 'constant pilot' *electronic ignition* system

Nov 20, 2008 | Frigidaire Ovens

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Wolf oven - oven clicks continuously


This sounds like you have a flame switch getting ready to go out. The reason you are hearing the ticking noise is that after the ignition is satisfied the flame switch is not detecting and sending a signal to continue to try for ignition.

Nov 02, 2008 | Ovens

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