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My name is ***** *****. I just bought a house with a maytag

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Customer: My name is ***** *****. I just bought a house with a maytag gemini gas stove but i dont know how to light it.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: gas is turned on. Does this range have a pilot light?
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 11 months ago.

Hello this is Dave and I'm happy to help you. I will need the model number to be specific but all Gemini stoves should have electric pilots. Does the top work? Does broil work?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
model Maytag MGT8885X. top burners click when turned to light but do not light up. I don't know how to work the oven and broiler as there is no manual with the stove. Just have the lighted console above the burners.
Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 11 months ago.

Okay, I can help you with a manual. Can you smell or hear gas when you turn on the top burners?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
no i do not hear or smell gas.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
gas knob is turned vertical with the pipe so I know it is on.
Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 11 months ago.

Is there any other gas appliance in the house? It sounds like the supply is turned off somewhere else.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
i got burners to light. now i am trying to turn on both ovens.
Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 11 months ago.

For the oven you press bake and set the temperature and then press start. I can send you a link to the owners manual if interested.

Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 11 months ago.

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