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I turn on the stove and it lights and then it dies, then it won't turn on anymore. The other pilots don't turn on either. It worked this morning and when I came home this is the problem I encountered.

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  • Douglas Jensen Jun 03, 2010

    Is this a propane gas stove? If so, have you checked your propane tank to see if you are out of gas?

  • gsantiesteba Jun 03, 2010

    No it is not a propane stove it is gas.. When I turn on the stove it lights and then the fires dies and it will not light anymore. None of the other three pilot lights will turn on either. Confused in LA

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Ok, now that I know it's natural gas, what I would like for you to do is fire off the other gas appliances (furnace, water heater, etc) you have in the house to see if you having a similar problem with them as well. If so, you may may a regulator problem (at the meter) and will need to contact your gas co to replace or repair their equipment. If not, and the problem is isolated to the stove only, then you may have a defective appliance regulator, which supplies gas to all the burners on the stovetop and the oven. How old is the stove? Is it still under warranty? If so, you can call G.E. and have them service the stove for free.

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