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The oven gas burner does not ignite all the time. An intermittent problem. I have replaced the solenoid and it worked fine for a couple of weeks and now is intermittent in lighting again. It worked perfectly for about three years until this problem showed up. Intermittently the oven will not ignite but after about 90 seconds a light tap on the solenoid with a knife handle or screwdriver instantly ignites the oven.

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  • graffiti655 Nov 09, 2010

    Hello again, I have checked the ignitor, it always works. The venturi is clean and clear. I checked all the wiring I could see and it checks ok. Turn oven on I can't hear any gas into the burner. When I turn on the griller in the top of the oven after about a minute I can hear the whistle of the gas and the grill ignites. Not so with the oven.

    Cheers, Michael

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Does the gas ignitor ALWAYS glow upon call for oven ignition? if not,then check for any grease/cooking residue near the venturi tube,loose connections as in wiring(which I believe is your issue due to the intermittant problem with the new solenoid) which you need to tap to make it operate,check ALL wiring closely first,because a poor or intermittant connection will not let the safety circuit open or close it off in case of a failed ignition try

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