GE Gas Oven Won't light ignitor issue?

I have a GE gas oven model JGBP40WEH1WW. The glowbar / ignitor doesn't glow (and the oven won't light). The broiler works fine. I replaced the ignitor with a genuine GE replacement part, and it still doesn't work. I used my simple neon circuit tester (similar to
http://z.about.com/d/homerepair/1/8/c/-/-/-/neon_tester.jpg ) and it lit when I turned the oven on, and stopped lighting when I turned it off. (The part I got had no connectors, I had to cut the old ignitor's wires, and splice in the connectors using the ceramic wire nuts that came with the new part. I inserted my circuit tester into those wire nuts.) I've searched for an answer, and can't find anything. Would a bad thermostat cause this problem? There are no faults/error codes on my stove's display. Any suggestions?
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John H wrote:

did you ohm out the new ignitor?
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Hi Nate, Yeah, after I sent my help note, my father-in-law stopped by with his meter. We didn't know if it would mean anything, but we checked continuity ohms and got nothing. I was just sitting down to post the update. I take it we should have expected continuity? John H
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yep!!!!!

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yeah, should be a low resistance, not sure exactly what but I would say less than a hundred ohms
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