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I have a GE Spectra XL44 serial #JGBP35. Burners not lighting oven not heating. +gas and sparks noted when burners turn on but no flame. What's wrong?

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It is very rare for gas valves to fail. Most non-ignition problems are due to old igniters which no longer draw enough amperage to allow the gas safety valve to open. You might also consider testing your voltage with a digital meter, as lower voltage will cause ignition problems also. (say 110 volts instead of 120) Replace the igniter.

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Hi,

As per GE no recall on this particular model, and I made a complaint. My two issues were:

1. The element is something that we can check .. if ruined or fried would need replacement.

2. What is "the board"? and this is replaceable by a fairly competent user or a service call?

3. It can be the ignitor as well, Consider replacement as an option.

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