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GE Range JGBS 23...The Broiler does not shut off

GE Range JGBS23. The broiler does not shut off when I turned the knob to off. It has been on for over two hours.

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  • cyrusjavid Jun 20, 2009

    It is a gas range. How can I unplugg it? I can't find the gas valve shut-off.

  • cyrusjavid Jun 20, 2009

    Thank you for all your help. I called the fire department.It is getting dangerous. I will keep you posted.

  • cyrusjavid Jun 20, 2009

    Fire Dep. came in and shut off the gas valve and unplugged it. Now I need a new range. Thank for all your help.

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The switched has malfunctioned. you must unplug the stove to turn it off do not leave it on be very carefull unplugging it do not touch the prongs its 220 volts?

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    Steve Sweetleaf Jun 20, 2009

    trace the line from back of stove find regulater and turn it off you either have a tank or meter if u have a tank it has a shut off.so does the meter on a pipe get it off its dangeruous especially gas.write back

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    Steve Sweetleaf Jun 20, 2009

    that was my next call to u gas company or fire department that gas is craeting alot of carbonmonozide open windows

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    Steve Sweetleaf Jun 20, 2009

    no problem glad all is ok now u can rst peacefully.take car

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