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Starting oven clicks and smell gas but does not ignite.

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Starting oven clicks and...

Starting oven clicks and smell gas but does not ignite

Contractor's Assistant: What's the make and model of your oven? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

About 4 years sp pn w10395093a

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Not until I know what happened. I am not handy

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

This happened today

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Appliance Guru, Owner and Technician replied 6 months ago

When that happens you will generally need a new electrode for the oven to fix the issue, but you can remove the bottom panel in the oven to get to the electrode and use fine sand paper to clean the rod off and the shield tip where the spark is suppose to jump to off. Once it is clean it will often work fine again for awhile, but the permanent fix is a new electrode.

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