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One of the oven pilot lights goes out frequently on a vulcan Model VG60-59

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That particular socket may have a bad bulb contact or some loose wiring, which causes the bulb to blow. Unplug the lighting part of the range, remove the bulb and with a flash light inspect the interior of the bulb holder. If it appears corroded or dirty, clean it with a Q Tip sprayed lightly with WD40. Also, gently shake the holder if you can, to determine if it is loose. If it's loose, it should be replaced. Also, when you replace bulbs, make sure you are using ones that are designated as Appliance Bulbs. They can withstand heat and cold better than regular household bulbs.

Hope this helped you solve the problem.

Posted on Mar 22, 2011

  • Rich Landrum Mar 22, 2011

    Sorry, I misread your problem. If the pilot continues to go out, the Thermocouple for that Pilot is failing and needs to be replaced. I apologize for the confusion.

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