GE Oven will not heat up

Old 07-03-05, 07:18 AM
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GE Oven will not heat up

Last evening my wife was baking a pie then oven heated up and seemed to be working proper.
II checked to see how things were cooking and when I opened the oven door I expected to get a blast of hot air.
The temp was set to 350 degrees the pie was warm but the oven was not longer ignited and cool to the touch.
I turn off the oven and waited until this morning to check things out.
The oven will not ignite and the Glow Igniter has no glow.
On the safe side there is not any gas odor.
I have noticed over the past few weeks some foods were not cooked right.
I thought I had made a mistake when setting the time and temperature.
Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 07-04-05, 06:16 AM
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Hello Ed and Welcome to the Do It Yourself Web Site and my Gas Appliances topic.

Should be an easy fix. If the hot surface glow ignitor (HSI) does not glow and all control selections and settings on the front control panel are set correctly, chances are the HSI is burned out.

Replacing the HSI part is likely to solve the problem. A very common part that burns out or becomes weak needing replacement. Reading a few of the existing questions pertaining to ovens with like or similar problems will explain how to replace the HSI. The below link will also provide helpful information.

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Old 07-06-05, 10:26 AM
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Thanks Sharp Advice for the help it took about ten minutes and the oven is working.
From the looks of your avatar you must be a mac user

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