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Explosions Half of the time that I use my oven, I get a gas explosion inside it. It's an intermittent problem. After I turn on my oven, it explodes after a minute or two. It makes a very loud exploding noise and blows the door open and then it snaps closed. The first time it happened, I thought a car hit my house! The temp never reads above 100 degrees when this happens, which is the default number it reads when you turn it on. I have had a GE repair person here 6 times for this same problem! He has replaced the igniter, gas regulator, and oven burners. It's still happening. This problem has been happening since we got our range 3 years ago, it's never worked properly. Does anyone have an answer as to why this is happening? Every time the repair guy leaves, he says it's fixed. But now I'm afraid every time I have to use our "new" oven.

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Re: explosions

Gas valve needs to be replaced. You may want to pay a pro to handle this one! (gas is nothing to play around with) Goodluck!

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