Question about Whirlpool SB160PEE Gas Single Oven

1 Answer

Gas stove works, but oven does not

Nothing happens when I turn my oven on. The heat source at the bottom does not come on and there's no gas odor. However, the gas stove still works fine, so I know that the gas supply is working. The electricity is fine because the digital display works. Please advise. Thanks in advance!

Posted by on

  • 10 more comments 
  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2007

    I have a Whirlpool gas stove,model SF375EEZ0, Ser# RH1611157. My oven will not start. I want to take a step by step approach to find the cause of failure. I have a simple volt/ohm meter. if that is useful. The top burners' igniters work fine. I am wondering if the problem is 95% caused by the oven igniter and whether I should simply replace the igniter as a first step?

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2007

    same problem Mod# sf315pew3

  • macman80 Jan 06, 2008

    The Oven does not come on all the time, the broiler works all the time. I checked the igniter connection and see 120 volts on it. It seems the igniter will work when I wiggle the wire. I can't locate any break in the wires going to the igniter glow plug. I swapped the broiler glow plug with oven and the broiler still works fine and the oven is still intermittent???? Any suggestions? I will try to measure the ressistence to the glow plug and see what happens.


    FYI...The gas valve will not open until the glow plug is fully hot to ignite any residual gas. If the glow plug has an open circuit the gas will not turn on. Safety feature.


  • airscott61 Jun 24, 2008

    Gas range works, oven doesn't come on. We have a touch screen on the backsplash, all the "buttons" work, and act like it always has. We adjust the temp. and press "start" and the screen comes up with "preheat", but the oven never comes on. No heat, no gas. There is a faint buzzing noise for a few seconds, then it stops.

  • Anonymous Aug 26, 2008

    top of stove works but the oven does not

  • acorbett Oct 16, 2008

    gas oven does not come on on the bottom. glow plug does come on. broiler works fine as does top of stove.it is a kenmore

  • Anonymous Nov 02, 2008

    no pilot light. Over and broiler works. NO gas odor. ? WHY

  • r1lewis1 Nov 18, 2008

    My Gas stove works, my oven does not. I think the pilot light is out but can't seem to re-light it.

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    oven will not bake but range works fine.

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    Gas stove works but oven does not. When I turn on the oven there is a slight smell of gas but no heat.When I look at the broiler, there is a small flame. Stove top worrks just fine

  • artbizconst Jan 07, 2009

    Ignitor is on but the oven willn't come on


  • mygnratn Feb 03, 2009

    Gas stove works, but none of the display will light up therefore can not use oven...anyone else have this problem??

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 109 Answers

Yes replace the ignitor, this is the most common failures of ovens not coming on.

Posted on Mar 30, 2008

  • Patricia Foster
    Patricia Foster Aug 07, 2014

    I have replaced the ignitor and the safety valve. When the oven lights fire comes out the sides of the broiler. Then it shuts off after about 5 minutes. Help

×

Ad

2 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 135 Answers

SOURCE: Gas stove works, but oven does not

you most likely have a bad oven ignitor...if you see an orange glow under the oven panel that is your ignitor trying to come on....but if it is weak it will not open the gas valve.....acess the ignitor and replace it

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a Hot Point Gas Stove my burners all turn on but when I turn on oven nothing seems to happen


If you have a pilotless model it is very likely that your oven igniter is bad. This is fairly easy to replace. A contunuity check will show if the igniter is bad.

Nov 25, 2013 | Stoves Ovens

1 Answer

I have a Maytag Advanced Cooking System (Super Capacity) gas stove. The oven takes an incredible amount of time to preheat & then smell an odor of gas. What could be wrong?


Hi,

The ignitor is not working right and is going bad....
have the repair man replace the ignitor, or DIY....
Check out this tip about your problem...

Oven not Working or Oven not Heating

Oven Problems Replacing the Igniter


heatman101
................

Jan 04, 2011 | Maytag Ovens

1 Answer

Gas stove When I turn on the oven, I smell gas,


This is more than likely the igniter to be sure you will need to do an amp draw on the igniter. To do this watch the video on troubleshooting a gas oven at www.appliancehelponline.com/servicemanual.html

Mar 12, 2010 | Stoves Ovens

1 Answer

GE Gas built in oven Model JRS14 will not heat up


The bake ignitor has failed.Turn off the gas supply. Remove the racks. Then remove the bottom pan cover in the oven to access the ignitor. Place a amp meter on one wire of the ignitor.Turn the BAKE switch on. If it reads less than 3 amps,replace the ignitor.

Oct 30, 2009 | GE 24" Built-In Single Gas Wall Oven

1 Answer

Kenmore gas oven won't heat up


If your ignitor is coming on that means the oven control is supplying the power to the ignitor and gas valve. So the gas valve is ok because it is allowing for a complete circuit so what the heck is wrong? The ignitor MUST draw 3.5 amps in order to open the gas safety and allow the gas to come out. The ignitor must be very bright, if it is dim then it is bad. (MORE)

If you need further help, reach me via phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/dan_73bbd84fe1d95b61

Jan 18, 2009 | Whirlpool SB160PEE Gas Single Oven

1 Answer

Oven - Very bad gas smell


Very Dangerous! turn off supply to appliance, supply ventalation and call service tech. If you are very familiar with gas appliances and know what you are doing then you can try to locate the leak using soapy water or leak detector liquid. make sure all flames and other possible sources of ignition have been eliminated. Keep room well ventilated. Spray leack detector on all fittings and look for leaks replace or tighten parts as needed. This responce is asuming you have not blown up already, seriously dangerous situation you have there.

Jan 07, 2009 | Ovens

1 Answer

The oven broiler work but the baking part doesent.


hi thanks for the question I would replace the bottom igniter it has failed thanks the appliance doc

Sep 30, 2008 | GE JGRP17 Gas Single Oven

1 Answer

Gas Odor coming from oven


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!!!!

Sep 06, 2008 | Ovens

2 Answers

Gas stove works, but oven does not


you most likely have a bad oven ignitor...if you see an orange glow under the oven panel that is your ignitor trying to come on....but if it is weak it will not open the gas valve.....acess the ignitor and replace it

Jul 30, 2008 | Frigidaire FGB24S5A Gas Single Oven

2 Answers

Whirlpool oven model sf315peew Super cap 465


try the broiler if it lights then replace the oven ignighter in the bottom under the bottom plate of the oven cavity reply if the broiler doesn't light

Jan 30, 2008 | Ovens

Not finding what you are looking for?
Whirlpool SB160PEE Gas Single Oven Logo

Related Topics:

3,855 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Whirlpool Ovens Experts

Sal De

Level 3 Expert

2699 Answers

Oloyede Monsuru

Level 3 Expert

1417 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Are you a Whirlpool Oven Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...