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I have a gas crosley range. I have to use matches to light the pilot lite. One of the pilot lites is too high. The other is fine. What should I do? Can it be fixed? At the moment I closed the gas valve on it because the stove top gets too hot.

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My old pilot stove has a small screw by the pilot to adjust. I keep it just high enough to stay lit. MM85

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check to make sure that the poilet lite flame is touching the tip or top of the thermocouple.
the pilot lite needs to heat up the thermocouple so that the thermocouple opens the gas to the main gas log. a cold thermocouple shuts off the gas to the main gas log or gas burner and a hot thermocouple opens the gas to the main burner.
the pilot lite flame must be touching the thermocouple to heat it up.
pilot lite orface needs to be clear to let the pilot flame gas through with enough pressure so that the little flame can reach & touch the thermocouple. Pilot lite gas feed tube must be clear to let gas through. Use compressed air or a fine sewing needle, or even carb cleaner to clear out orface hole and gas feed line to pilot lite.

important!! WARNING:
if you use carb cleaner,make sure all the carb cleaner is dry,soaked up with paper towell or kleanex tissue and blowed out with compressed air , because carb cleaner can burn just like gasoline; so any carb cleaner must be compleatly gone before you attempt to lite the pilot lite.

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Pilot lights will not stay lit on stove top or oven. Can light burners with match. Crosley c3100paw


You need to clean thermocoupling off it what the pilot lit uses to stay lit. you canuse sand paper or brush May need to replace, clean gas tubes on pilot also could be that

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I want to light the pilot but do not know how what is the red button for and do you turn on the gas to light pilot?


nope - don't turn on gas at the Range's front control panel to light the pilot lite.
but you do need to turn on the gas to the kitchen range at the plumbers black pipe valve to the Range.

To light the pilot light:
(1) depress the red button (that feeds the gas to the pilot light orifice)
(2) using lighter/match/lit rolled-up newspaper, etc, light the tiny amount of gas coming from orifice
(3) continue to hold dow red button for 1 or 1.5 minutes (this allows heat to bend the bi-metal contact)
(4) after 1-1.5 minutes with a lit pilot light, release the red button - the pilot should remain lit
(5) you're done lighting the pilot lite - turn on the oven (or broiler).

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It wont lite, how do you lite the pilot, where is it located, do you have a manual i have a coleman presidental 3 furnace


There is a window directly above the gas control valve. Either a spring held latch or a screw off cover need to be removed to access the pilot. To light the pilot, turn the knob to pilot and hold down while lighting pilot. The pilot in straight back inside the hole about 10 inches. Use a long fireplace match or rig a wire to hold the match. Once the pilot lights, hold the control knob down for about 30 secs., if it stays lit after release, turn to "On" and operate normally.

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Cleaning lady accidently sprayed windex near our 6 yr old gas GE profile stove. It now makes a clicking noise. What should I do.


Hello there:
the clicking sound that you are hearing is the igniotor trying to lite the pilot s but the pilot lite is out what you can do is first lite all of the pilot lites manually and then start the burners normally as you would and now they should work ok
Also if you contact you local gas/ electric company they will come to your home and lite this stove for no charge ok?
I hope this is very helpful for you
Best regards Michael

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It fixed itself and worked fine the next day.

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under each (the) oven behind a panel, is a red button it may be a different color from time. this has to be pushed and held while the pilot light under the oven floor is lit with a match. it has to be held to allow enough heat to activate the thermocouple, which will keep the pilot on. if this does not work there may be an additional problem

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