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How do I light my oven?

HI. Who would I call to fix my oven? When I turn it on the light is dim and the room then fills with gas. Thanks.

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Re: How do I light my oven?

Which light is dim amy and dont turn it on till we fix it hold my rating as i need to ask you somes questions before we can repair it but basicly the gas valve should not open with out the oven lighting

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