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Oven does not stay lit.....

Bought a used GE Range Model # JGP35BEA2BB and I've been sorry ever since.  Converted it to LP.  The sealed burners and broiler work fine.  However, when we turn on the oven and program it to 350 (just an example) it takes forever (5 min +) for the burners to come on.  Ignitor is a very bright orange.  When the oven comes on it will get to about 225 and then start going on and off.  Then comes the smell of LP.  Of course I shut it off at that time.  Of course, when I bought this the owners said it worked just fine.  Did I get ripped off or do things with conversions sometimes go awry?


Without regard we would like to have a solution to the oven problem.  I'd just love to bake some cookies and the broiler just doesn't cut it.....


Thanks so much,


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Re: oven does not stay lit.....

HI thanks for your question. yes the igniter stays on all the time the flame is on, it keeps the safety valve open to give you gas. and yes the new igniter will work. thanks

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