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Oven/Broiler Igniters for KitchenAid range KGST307

Are the two igniters found in the oven (one for the oven and one for the broiler) on a KitchenAid Thermal-Convection range model KGST307 the same (part # 748248)? The lower igniter in my stove appears to be out but the broiler works fine. They appear to be the same but I wouldn't want to order an igniter and discover I'd bought the one for the broiler by mistake. Thanks much JustaGuy I have an older KitchenAid Gas/Convection Oven KGST307GWH0, and neither oven burner nor broiler will ignite. Both igniters do glow.

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  • MASWARTZ1017 Dec 10, 2008

    Since neither the oven burner nor the broiler will ignite, should I replace both igniters? Should I replace anything else, while I'm at it? Thank you!

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    ignitors click on broiler and oven burners,but no gas. not thermal fuse problem

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Oven bake ignites usually have lifetime 5-7 years. If igniter glows but gas not came in - replace igniter. Same with broil igniter.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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    Vitaliy Gins Dec 14, 2008

    If both igniters stop working in same time you should check gas valve for continuity also, but if they stop working one after the other- replace both igniters.

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