If you have tried this process several times, and still can’t light your gas oven, there may be a problem with the pilot light and you … lol Open the oven door and locate the pilot light opening at the bottom of the oven. The pilot light is the light on the surface of the stove on each of your burners that “guide” the gas into burning when they are released from the pipeline. Shut the oven once you are sure the pilot light is staying lit. I think the oven does not have a standing pilot, but I'm not sure. I got over it LOL!!!!! It did have a pilot light, it was just that my dad shut it off. Pilot light is on but oven won't light. If so, where is it? Burners work fine. I've tried to light the oven pilot … My mother had a GE refrigerator that was 45 years old and had run continuously for the entire time. On one of them the door doesn't completely shut, so I thought I'd just start using the other side. Solutions: ... MY OVEN DOES NOT LIGHT AS QUICKLY AS THE SURFACE BURNERS DO. If your casserole won’t cook because your oven isn’t getting hot, it’s time to check the pilot light. I would ask him how he did it, but he's no longer with us (no, he did not die in a gas explosion). Some ovens are designed to be manually lit at each use. Our GE XL44 four-burner gas range with oven & broiler won't light its oven. Read more to learn what to do if your pilot light went out on the gas stove. Possible causes: Safety thermocouple not sensing pilot light. I have a Magic Chef in-wall oven, stove is separate by the way. I have gas, the burners work on the range top, the pilot is lit for the oven burner, but gas isn't flowing into the burner so it can't light. We lived in that house for over 20 years lighting the oven and burners with a match the whole time. The oven is gas. I was told it has no pilot light by some "help" person on another site. The owner’s manual should identify the pilot light’s exact location if it’s hard to find. There are actually two ovens, side by side, in this model. OVEN PILOT DOES NOT STAY LIT. STEP 1: Ensure the entire appliance is off. The oven pilot light :) Lighting that thing was my one fear of living in an RV. I have a very old Crown stove, which is still quite functional, except for two problems, one of which is that the oven won't light. Is there a pilot light on all gas ovens? Your range most likely uses a safety valve, which generally takes from 45 to 60 seconds for the oven burner to come on. Turn the oven knob to the temperature you want to set it at. I have a gas oven that was installed when the house was built in 1964 that uses a gas pilot light and it is still going strong, never a single repair.. New technology in many cases is less reliable than old. Afraid to turn on knob to light along with a match. 11/20/2019 by Adam Same as Adam over here. 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