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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.

Pilot light on oven burns and when oven is turned on, the pilot light gets bigger, however, oven will not ignite and will not warm up.

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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.

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Posted on May 29, 2009

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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.

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