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GE XL44 Oven - On/Off heating of bottom burner.

When the oven is turned on, the glow burners comes on and it takes about a minute before the gas valve opens and the lower burner comes on. But for some reason, the gas valve starts to open/close and this was visually verified when the cover on the lower burner was removed. The flame is full, then it suddenly seems to loose the gas feed to the point the flame goes out and then suddenly the flame goes full (as if the valve opened). This ossilication goes on and on and on. This occurs as the oven heat up and when it maintains temperature. I would have expected the flame to stay full when initially heating the oven. Have any recommendations (could it be the regulator??). Thanks

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  • macbirt56 Feb 08, 2009

    I also have a GE Natural Gas fed oven. Mine also pulses. We noticed this strange noise two days ago coming from the kitchen when we were preheating the oven for supper. I shut down the oven as soon as I realized it was the source of the noise.
    Once it cooled down I removed the bottom cover and turned the oven back on and all was fine for about two minutes the the flame began to pulse, rhythmically. Normal flame...almost out... normal...almost out... this went on for a couple minutes and I decided that it was unlikely to stop so I shut off the oven.
    This is not normal as we have had the oven for 3 years and this has never happened before... we would have heard it it was quite noticable and unsettling.



  • ssnachku Apr 24, 2009

    I have the same problem and it takes 30-40 min to preheat to 350degrees same noises. other day all works normaly

    steve

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Mag...not sure here. Is there a particular reason that you're suspecting a problem? Does the unit heat much slower than before? Does it bake properly? You may be looking for problems that aren't.

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