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My gas ge xl44 has a bad smell like propane when i turn on the oven what could this be i've cleaned it and checked the oven there is nothing burning how can i fix this???

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SOURCE: GE Profile TrueTemp Oven Model JGB908SEL1SS

Did you adjust the orifice on the saftey valve all the way down (turning it clockwise with a wrench)? The orifice is what the burner sits on top of.

Posted on Nov 07, 2007

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SOURCE: GE XL44 gas oven

hi thanks for the question just because the igniter lights up doesn't mean its good, the gas will not light, if igniter isn,t hot enough. and a very common problem is that the igniter does come on, but not hot enough to ignite the gas . replace the igniter thanks the appliance doc

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Oven does not heat. Broiler and stove work. NO gas smell.

could be the oven thermostat, get a plumber/heating engineer out, but make sure you can trust him, cause he could try and say u need a new cooker when it MIGHT only be a new oven thermostat.

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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SOURCE: ge xl44 oven not igniting but burners ignite

The most common failure for a nobake on this type of oven is the bake ignitor. turn unit on and look at the bottom of the oven, you should after about 30-45 seconds see an ORANGE glow, if you do not, chances are you have a failed ignitor.Remove lower part of oven and if you have a meter, place one lead on each terminal and check for continuity( a closed circuit)
If you have an "open" circuit, the ignitor is bad

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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Do you have a model number?

XL44 is a line of ranges.

Instruction Manuals can be found HERE

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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@yahoo.comi have a xl44 GE stove and the oven went out all of a sudden...no propane getting to pilot


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This just happened over night the oven is on but there is a bad gas smell when it is in use. There is a hissing noise too.this oven runs on propane


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When the burner is burning, are both sides of the burner lit and is it lit all the way down the burner? If it is and you are still smelling gas you should not use the oven until you have it serviced, so you do not have an explosion. Propane is heavier than air, and will settle in low areas, so smell low by the floor around the oven before you light it to make sure you don't have a leak first. To be safe until then, close the shutoff valve on the gas line at the appliance until you get it looked at and fixed. Douglas

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The most common failure for a nobake on this type of oven is the bake ignitor. turn unit on and look at the bottom of the oven, you should after about 30-45 seconds see an ORANGE glow, if you do not, chances are you have a failed ignitor.Remove lower part of oven and if you have a meter, place one lead on each terminal and check for continuity( a closed circuit)
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Kinda sounds like the hot surface igniter is out. It is located under the oven section under the bottom panel. They are relatively easy to replace except you need that oven today I'm sure. Let me know how it turned out.

To replace the hot surface you need to take the bottom panel off and access the assy you need a 1/4 nut runner and remove couple small screws unplug the igniter take it to a parts house and 12 to 20 dollars later you're good as gold. When I say parts house appliance parts.

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The reason you can't smell it when the oven is on is because the gas is being ignited. DO NOT USE YOUR STOVE until you get this fixed by a gas fitter. You have a gas leak, which is either a loose fitting or faulty valve or line.

Call your appliance dealer IMMEDIATELY or you could have an explosion!!!!

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