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I have a Frigidaire stove, model fgf316asa, and the oven does not heat. The ignitor still glows but does not ignite the gas. I cannot hear the gas coming from the line. What's wrong?

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Hi, You should change the ignitor. Even tho it glows, the ignitor is to weak to open the gas valve. UNPLUG the oven. Remove the floor panel in the oven and you sill be able to see the ignitor. This is very common with gas stoves.
I hope this helps you. Please let me know if I can assist you further.
Vic

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

  • Rickey Howard Nov 25, 2011

    Have the same problem with the same model oven Think I'm gonna trust you and order the ignitor but please explain how it could be "weak" if it glows bright orange/yellow, like a brand-new cigarette lighter in a car? And exactly where is the bi-metal strip that this "ignitor" pushes upon to physically open the gas valve (because it does not appear that the valve is electrically activated)?

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