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My tappan oven will not always light

My Tappan oven model is 30-2538-00. It is about 10 years old. Most of the time the igniters will light the burners for the stovetop and the oven, but occasionally they will not--not any burner or the oven. The igniters are clicking (as we can hear them for the stovetop--we never hear them for the oven). What might be the problem?

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For the top burners you have to get to see the ignitors so that you can see the spark,the spark have to spark like a spark plug in the car, it most be on the tip of the ignitor.if not. the spark it's sparking on the wroung spot,wires may be wet or broken. thats one of the reason, the second one,there is small holes fasing the spark ignition on the burners when grease blocks them, they will not light, you can clean them with a paper clip or a safety pin. for the oven,some ovens do not have the spark sistem, they have the ignitor wich it looks like a small bar about 4 inches long by 1 inch some of them are round. thats the part that needs replacing

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