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Oven will not light

When we trun on the oven on, the igniter lights up but, the gas supply is on, but the oven will not light. The brolier at the top of the oven igniter lights up and the brolier does come on but, the oven igniter lights up but does not come on when turned on.

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Re: oven will not light

Ignitor lights up , so im assuming its a glow bar style ignitor. replace it, although its glowing its not glowing strong enough to release gas from the valve, the fact that it lights at all is a sign that the vavle isgood and control to turn it on as well!Common,Common problem

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