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Stove top pilot light

I have a GE XL44 and the stove top burners will not light automaticly. I have to put a external flame to the gas when turned on. It looks like there is some sort of ceramic heat module that the burner sits on that should maintain enough heat to generate the gas to ignite when knob is turned. How does the pilot stay lit if not through this ceramic knob?

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  • Anonymous Jul 07, 2008

    yes

  • Danforth262 Mar 09, 2009

    I have GE XL44
    after long absence - top burners would not light without match to burner. Can't light the pilot. ND

  • Greg Bowman
    Greg Bowman Jan 26, 2013

    The GE XL 44 series does not use "pilot lights/flames" for ignition on any of its burners. You can't light what is not there..

  • Greg Bowman
    Greg Bowman Jan 26, 2013

    Do year hear "snap,snap,snap" when you slowly turn the knob to the red "light" section of the dial?

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    the "burner on" light stays on even when stove top is turned off

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Light stays on after turning off burner

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I have a GE Gas Stove XL44 the stove top buners don't light by themselves without manual lighting. When I turn on the buner knob the buner doesn't click. Also I used my self- cleaning oven for the first time and stopped it before the time was up after that is when the stove top buners wouldn't light by theirselves.

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