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Our Frigidaire oven lights intermittently. The pilot light goes on but only once in a while the whole oven will light.

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Gas Oven

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. You can get a replacement at an appliance parts store. If you have a friend or relative who is a heating/air conditioning repairperson they can test your current igniter. Good luck!

Posted on Jul 20, 2008

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SOURCE: The pilot light for the oven went out.

Replace the bulb, you can buy replacements here

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Pilot Light - Frigidaire Model FGF326ASF

Hello jaronwayne
Welcome,

That range does have sealed burners.
Are you sure it has a pilot light and not Electronic ignition?

Where I live , if we call public service they will come out for free and light it for you!

I'm checking that model and I'll get back to you!
Huuum

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: pilot light

It was an electric ignition
Thank you

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: oven will not light

Most gas ranges currently available employ one of 3 basic gas ignition systems; pilot ignition, hot surface ignition system (which uses a 'glow bar' or 'glow coil' - aka an "ignitor") and a spark ignition system. The latter two being referred to as "electronic ignition" systems as they use electricity in one form or another to operate the oven heating system. Only the pilot ignition system has an actual "pilot" (which is a small but real "flame") which might need manual lighting.

If the surface burners of a range are a spark ignition type, the oven IS one of the possible kinds of electronic ignition systems and thus will not usually have a "pilot" which needs lighting. Be aware though that just because the surface burners might light via a spark doesn't necessarily mean the oven uses the spark type ignition system too. spark-anim1.90x11.gif
There is one older style of electronic ignition system which does also use an oven pilot but it is very rare and such a system hasn't been used in oven models since the early to mid 70's. It is the 'constant pilot' *electronic ignition* system

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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Hello jaronwayne
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Are you sure it has a pilot light and not Electronic ignition?

Where I live , if we call public service they will come out for free and light it for you!

I'm checking that model and I'll get back to you!
Huuum

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