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My gas oven will light most of the time properly and every so often it will seem to light partially and I smell gas. The electric flash starter is red and hot and the gas is coming out but will not light. Is there anything that I can clean or adjust to work properly?
Model # 790.71672100
Serial # VF12801326

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Troy

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The igniter needs to be replaced. I had the exact same thing happen to my oven. The igniter would glow, but after tested, it did not have enough amperage to actually ignite the gas, so the gas kept running with no ignition

Posted on Jul 20, 2008

I Try to light it with a lighter and it still does not light right away. Do you think the gas coil may be plugged? I don't smell a lot of gas when it doesn't light. I thought this was weird.

Posted on Aug 05, 2008

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