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Re: rebuilding old wolf stove
It is possible but you have to know how, top burners will be easier to do then oven, for top burner you will needed push button switch, spark module and electrodes. I never done the oven but it is possible. Have fun.
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Not sure about your make , but if 1 half of the unit works ( The top elements in your case) and the oven doesnt, I would suggest that there may be 2 fuses in your meter box ( If the oven is wired across 2 phases) or there may be 2 fuses in the back of the oven and the fuse that protects the oven has failed. If unsure, be safe and get an Electrician or a stove technician to sort it out for you.
the way to check this is to first see if ignitor comes on or put an amp clamp meter on it. the ignitor needs to draw 2.8 amps or more to engage the gas valve. if it doesnt lite or draw any amps at all. check voltage to bake ignitor. it will be the ignitor most likely. but the gas valve or control could be bad.
Lets take the oven problem first. Sounds like you have a Hot Surface Ignitor problem. This is the device that glows and lights the burner. You can buy a universal ignitor at most appliance or heating and air conditioning supply houses. Note carefully how the old one is mounted. You may have to make some adjustments to mount the new ignitor, but it MUST be close to the gas burner like the old one! You don't smell gas because the gas valve will not open until the ignitor is hot. All ignitors work with the same voltage, so simply connect the new wires to the old ones.
I'm not certain if you have a standing pilot for the stove top burners or electronic ignition. Remove the top panel to check. If you have a gas pilot, relight it. If electronic ignition, clean the ignitors. If that does not solve the problem you may have to call a technician, as these systems can be complex.