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Oven won't light. Electric ignitor is glowing, but the oven won't light and I can smell gas.

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Electric ignitor is glowing, butthe oven won't light I do not smell gas

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Gas oven will not lite but thing in bottom glows do not smell gas


By "thing in bottom" Iam assuming your talking about the igniter. If you are and it is only glowing then it probably needs to be replaced. If you cant smell the gas either thats a worring sign in of itself. I would first replace the igniter and then go from there though. Let me know how it goes!!

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Hoping someone can point me in the right direction. Oven won't light, but the stove top burners are fine. Don't smell any gas or any indication the oven is attempting to light....


next time send the brand name and model number so i can look up your machine,if it's a gas stove most likely it will be a bad ignitor,even if the ignitor glows it still could be bad,if the flame doesn't ignite and the ignitor is glowing change it out,if it isn't glowing pull out the ignitor and check it with a meter,common problem.

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I have a GE True Temp XL44 oven the stove burners work fine but the oven will not light. When I turn it on the oven, I do not smell any gas. What is the problem and how do I fix it?


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Hi, The ignitor in the oven does not spark. It glows and has to pull enough amps to open the safety gas valve. The most common issue with these ovens is the ignitor. It can glow red but not be strong enough to open the valve. Remove the bottom panel in the oven and you can see the ignitor.
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