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Oven won't lite but broiler/burners do

Is there a way to manually light the stove? I am assuming the igniter may be gone?

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The oven will not light MANUALLY. It has an electronic igniter that (if it is bad) will not open the gas valve in order for gas to flow. This is a built in safety feature that prevents free flowing gas from accumulating your home without ignition. The igniter has to be replaced. The part costs about $50 - $60 and is fairly easy to replace. If you can provide me with your COMPLETE model number (located somewhere around the oven door opening or lower drawer opening), I can locate a part number for you. I can also give you guidance on how to replace it. It is not recommended that you try to defeat any safety features on your range, either. Post back with comments if you need further assistance. I hope this helps you.

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