On 6 Apr 2005 14:42:47 -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org (Al Dykes) wrote:
Replace the oven igniter.
You can find parts sellers through Google who will sell you the part with
complete detailed how to instructions.
If you feel the task is beyond you get a tech to do it.
The part is probably around a hundred bucks and the labor will be an hour.
Spark ignitor, hot surface ignition?
You cna read about a couple of common ways the oven might operate...
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If it is a spark type ignition, then there are thee likely problems.
The switch (does it do it with just one burner?) the spark source. (usually
there is one for each pair of burners) or the modular that provided the
power (generally just one of these. Now add in the possibility of loose
wires bad grounds and other possible problems and you need to do some
Well, the one I worked on, I opened the broiler. Turn the oven on. The
igniter warmed up nice. But the current draw wasn't consistent with what the
gas valve wanted. So, I replaced the ignitor. Now the oven worked.
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than a fascist.
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