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1989 GE XL44 Range.. Stove works, broiler works, oven will not ignite.. digital reading says 100 degrees and stays there.. F1 Error for past year.. Is it my ignitor?? How do I get one?? LOL

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CHECK THE IGNITOR, IT SHOULD BE GLOWING ORANGE BEFORE GAS IGNITES. IF NO GLOW, REPLACE IGNITOR.

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