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The gas for the oven will not go on when the knob is turned and there is no gas to keep the pilot light for the oven on.

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The ADJ 30 doesn't have an oven. There are 5 top burners and an adjustable underbroiler. The underbroiler used the heat from the top burners to heat the underbroiler. Is it possible that the broiler is sitting on top of some kind of oven?

Posted on Sep 08, 2010

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SOURCE: Tappan Gas stove

The pilot adjustment screw is located on the back side of the oven temperature thermostat. Lift the cook top to access it. Use a flat screwdriver to adjust... counter clockwise= bigger flame.

Posted on Aug 15, 2007

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SOURCE: How to turn down pilot light in Crosley Model C31100SA gas oven?

must be an old stove,
there should be a small screw below the pilot thermocouple
in some cases they are behind the center knob

Posted on Jun 04, 2008

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SOURCE: Garland H283 gas range. Right oven wont come on.

I just read this here:
http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=13&newsdesk_id=117
that explained how to test if the problem is the thermostat. It said to watch the pilot as you open the thermostat to turn on the oven. If the thermostat is ok the pilot should get bigger, if the pilot does not change when turning on the thermostat, then the thermostat is bad.

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

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