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Westinghouse px 650 gas wall oven wont re ignite once initial heat is met

Experts Just about had enough. My oven is not even 3 yrs old and once the initial heat is reached the oven gas goes off but wont re ignite or only occasionally I have just changed the thermostat but guess what nothings changed Whats next guys????

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What you should be doing next is to get a gas fitter out to determine why the pilot light is going out or the sparker is not lighting the gas
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