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My ge oven and broiler will not light. both igniters light up but will not light the burners. i have replaced the gas saftey valve. no change ? what am i doing wrong and or what is my problem?

Replaced saftey valve. have 120 to the safetey valve for both sides. igniters both light . but do not light.

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The gas regulator could be bad and not allowing gas to pass through the regulator. Look for a small lever on the regulator. This can shut off the gas flow to the safety valve. Flip it to the other position and see if you get gas.

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Is there any possibility that the gas supply got shut off some how. One other strange possibility I will explain but I have never seen this happen to both ignitors at the same time. In some rare cases the ignitors can actually change internal resistance. Instead of a nice orange glow they will actually glow hotter towards a white orange color. They look good and get hot, but the internal resistance is not correct to open the safety valve. Only way to tell in this case is to replace one of the glow bars/ignitors and see if that part of the system works.

Posted on May 03, 2015

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