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GE Oven broiler not working

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Common solutions for: GE Oven broiler not working
Solution 1:
Broil Element
The broiler element may have burned out. When the broil element is heating properly, it glows red hot. If the element does not glow red, this indicates that the element is not heating. Often, if the...
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Range/Stove/Oven Broil Element
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Solution 2:
Igniter
The igniter glows to ignite the gas in the burner assembly. To determine if the igniter is defective, observe the igniter as the oven is heating. If the igniter glows for more than 90 seconds without...
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Range/Stove/Oven Igniter
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Solution 3:
Bake or Broil Spark Electrode
For broil burner ignition an oven broiler burner spark electrode is used to ignite the gas. The electrode is a device that sits right next to the broil burner. It functions like a spark plug. As...
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Range/Stove/Oven Bake or Broil Spark Electrode
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Solution 4:
Temperature Control Thermostat
The temperature control thermostat regulates the broiler temperature. If the thermostat is defective, it may fail to heat the broiler element. The oven thermostat is not repairable—if the thermostat...
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Range/Stove/Oven Temperature Control Thermostat
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Solution 5:
Loose or Burnt Wire Connection
One of the wires that supply power to the broil element or broil burner igniter might be burned out. These wires commonly burn out near the heating element. To determine if a wire has burned out, inspect the wires leading to the element or igniter. If a wire is burned out, it will often be visibly burnt.
Solution 6:
Relay Board
Some ovens are equipped with a relay board. The relay board has several relays which control the voltage to the broiler heating circuit. If one or more of the relays on the relay board fails, the...
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Range/Stove/Oven Relay Board
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Solution 7:
Oven Control Board
The oven control board has relays that send voltage to the bake and broil circuits according to the user settings and sensor input. If the control board is defective, it may not send voltage to the...
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Range/Stove/Oven Oven Control Board
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Solution 8:
Safety Valve
The safety valve works with the oven igniter to provide gas to the burner. If the safety valve fails, the oven won’t heat. It is very uncommon for a safety valve to fail. Before replacing the safety...
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Range/Stove/Oven Safety Valve
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Solution 9:
Valve and Pressure Regulator
The valve and pressure regulator is frequently misdiagnosed. Before replacing the valve and pressure regulator, first test all of the more commonly defective components.
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Range/Stove/Oven Valve and Pressure Regulator
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