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To light the pilot light on a commercial oven, make sure the oven is off and locate the pilot light, then use a long match or grill lighter to light the oven. This requires creating an open flame near the opening of the ... More »

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Light a standing pilot on a gas stove by holding a lit match near the gas outlet. Most gas ovens have a round hole in the floor of the oven labeled pilot, but some require accessing the unit through the broiler drawer. More »

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Light a gas oven by igniting the pilot light with a long match. This process takes less than a minute once you locate the pilot light. Gas ovens use these small flames to light the main burners. Pilot lights typically bu... More »

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Possible reasons why a pilot light may not stay lit include a problem with the thermocouple, a dirty pilot tub or a strong draft. A problem with a pilot light may cause a gas leak should be fixed immediately. More »

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Light a standing pilot on a gas stove by holding a lit match near the gas outlet. Most gas ovens have a round hole in the floor of the oven labeled pilot, but some require accessing the unit through the broiler drawer. More »

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Light a pilot light with a match. Fine wire might also be required to clean the pilot opening if the flame fails to remain lit. More »

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Gas burners work using a mixture of natural gas and oxygen that is ignited by a pilot light, or, in newer stoves, an electric spark igniter. The height of the flame is determined by the amount of gas fed into the burner.... More »

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