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Ge hotpoint 317b6641p001

My oven - GE Hotpoint 317B6641P001 - heats up to the dial temperature, then starts cooling down until you turn the dial up to a higher temperature - its like the thermostat is not sensing when the temperature drops to reignite the flame... help!

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It may be necessary to replace the thermostat.

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The temperature sensor in the oven needs replacing. It is located in the back wall of the oven. About 3 inches long,metal and about the size of a thin pencil.

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Hello Alfacendo. Your gas oven and broiler are designed to light and remain lit until a set temperature is reached and then shut off for a time, then fire up again until that temperature is reached and then shut off for a time, etc. etc. etc.

That said, it appears that your oven and broiler shut off when temperature is reached but then they do not automatically turn back on again and again as they should.

With your oven's digitally controlled system, there's no need for a mechanical gas valve. Instead, the digital circuitry sends the signal straight to the safety valve. Then, if the electric igniter is working properly, the safety valve opens and sends the gas to the burner, and the hot igniter ignites it. The digital system uses a small electronic sensor inside the oven to sense the temperature. When the set temperature is reached, the circuitry sends a signal to turn the safety valve off, which stops the flow of gas. When the oven temperature cools slightly, the sensor again sends a signal to the circuit board, which re-lights the burner.

In your oven, most likely that small electronic sensor has gone bad and must be replaced.

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Then enter the model number of your oven taking it directly from the sticker on the oven itself. THe number you are stating in your question is not the full model number, please check it before you go to the searspartsdirect website. Joe

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