Question about GE Ovens
Model #JGBC20BEW2WH. I cannot get the oven to work. Looks to be an electric ignition (the unit was is the house when we moved in so I'm not familar w/ it). Stove top lights just fine, but when I turn on the Stove I'm not even smelling gas. I saw on one website where they had a diagram of a switch for the gas to the oven but my unit does not have this (at least not where it is supposed to be).
I looked up your model. This stove has sealed burners on top and uses silicone carbide igniotrs to operate the oven. The ignitor must pull at least 3.2 amps or beter to light the oven. They get weak.
XL44 SERVICE MANUAL
This shows how to check
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Posted on May 11, 2010
Above is the service and repair manual for your generic stove. With this I have no doubt you will be able to troubleshoot and hopefully repair your problem Also have you checked you connection to the house, is it turned on there? Is the gas connected? Please follow the troubleshooting and repair procedures in the manuals they should help you.
Posted on May 11, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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The problem is usually the igniter not reaching the correct amp draw .When the igniter does not reach the correct amp draw it may allow the gas valve to partially open or not open at all. The igniters are inexpensive and easy to replace. This video will walk you thru the correct procedure for testing an oven igniter. It may be a different model but the testing will be the same.You can also enter your model # for diagrams and illustrations of your specific model. Not all models are available. All parts come with installation instructions.
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