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Ignitor willnot ignite but im getting 120v to it, is my ignitor bad and is there a safety switch on the door that may b bad ? stove top works fine

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No door safety switch. Replace ignitor. (an older ingitor may glow, yet still not draw enough amperage to open the gas valve)

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