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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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To troubleshoot a GE gas oven that will not heat, check the oven igniter, pilot light, spark module, thermocouple bulb, oven safety valve, oven valve and pressure regulator and gas connection. Find the oven's manual, if ... More »

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