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We have a G.E. Spectra oven. Lately, when we turn it on the

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We have a G.E. Spectra oven. Lately, when we turn it on the following happen:
1-Smell of gas
2-Long time to heat up
3-WHoosh sound
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 10 months ago.

Thanks for counting on us to help with your appliance problem. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you!

Expert:  Kelly replied 10 months ago.

May I please have your model number so I am able to provide you with accurate, model specific information? The tag is usually behind the lower drawer, right on the front of the range.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
one sec
cga ir 58 1995
Expert:  Kelly replied 10 months ago.

That is not a good number, it does not look like a GE model number. Can you post a picture of the model tag?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
another number , at th ebottom,hard to read but:
164c02529p12...may be off by a digit
Expert:  Kelly replied 10 months ago.

The CGA number is ***** see the attached page.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Our super said it sh be serviced by GE but is onlydangerous if it smells from gas if it happens when the appliance is off.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
what do you suggest?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
here is pic of oven
Expert:  Kelly replied 10 months ago.

Well, the issue you are having is being caused by a weak igniter and it can be dangerous if used as it is. The igniter is quite easy to replace, though. I just need the model to get you the correct one and instructions.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I'd rather get a G.E. service person in. Im in NYC, MAnhattan. Can you refer me?
Expert:  Kelly replied 10 months ago.

Of course! Please allow me just a few minutes to prepare some information for you, thank you!

Expert:  Kelly replied 10 months ago.

The link below will take you right to the GE scheduling page in your area!


You can expect this repair to run about $225 for labor and around $75-150 for the igniter, depending on which one your model takes. If you decided you would like to repair it yourself, just let me know!

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