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model # XXXXX , manual clean, oven will not light, top

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model # XXXXX , manual clean, oven will not light, top burners are perfect-

primiry pilot is on - secondary pilot will not come on to light burner.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 7 years ago.
so when you turn the knob the small pilot doesnt get large ? or does it get bigger but wont light? let me know thanks,Bryan
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
small pilot does not get large,nothing lights.
Expert:  Bryan replied 7 years ago.
ok that sounds like it may be the oven thermostat, Part 895540when you turn the knob the thermostat sends more gas to the pilot and makes the flame bigger which in turn heats the safety thermal couple which then opens the safety valve , Part(NNN) NNN-NNNN width=this is a job for a professional gas tech though, a leak when installing this could be fatal. I would recommend calling a tech to service this, hope this helps, thanks, Bryan
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