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I have an nor oven.the glow plug lights then the gas comes on but goes off after 20seconds.there is also a grumbling noise at this time.is it the safety valve?

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Take a 1/2 inch open end wrench and tighten the orifice on top of the safety valve.Probably about 2 turns. Then adjust the air shutter to mostly open.

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That is correct. You will have to check if the valve needs replacement or if there is power being sent to the solenoid for the valve. There must be just a connection problem.

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That is a bad gas valve. Need too change it out. The glow bar is working but the valve is not opening.

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Hello, even though the igniter is glowing it does not mean it is drawing the correct amps to open the safety valve. If your igniter is glowing orange replace it. Igniters should glow brillient yellow to the point where you cant look at it. replace the igniter and you will be good to go. Good Luck!! Mike

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SOURCE: The Glow Plug is glowing, but oven will not light up.

Hi,

This may sound strange but it is most often the glow plug that is bad. What happens is as the ignitor (glow plug) ages the resistance internally rises, this rise gets to a point where it limits the electrical current just enough that the valve no longer opens.


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