Question about Ovens
It sounds to me like you are on the right tract yes you can change this item pretty easily after you remove the covers it just plugs in just follow your wires and do not touch the new glow bar with bare hands use a clean rubber glove like doctors wear to hold it (the oils on your hand will cause it to go bad faster.although rule of thumb is to replace the glow bar and gas valve at the same time you may get lucky and fix the problem with just the glow bar.after you replace the bar (if it does not work the problem would be the gas valve>NOT RECOMMENDED TO DO IF YOU HAVE NO MECHANICAL KNOWLEDGE
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Posted on Jan 07, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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oven control supplies voltage to the oven igniter/gas valve circuit. When the
oven control is set to Bake, voltage is supplied to the oven igniter which
should glow bright red to almost white hot. Once the igniter comes on and
begins to glow it must pull enough current to cause the gas valve to open so
the burner can ignite from the igniter. I added an image below with the theory
of operation. Click this link:--http://media.fotki.com/1_p,swbbsqrsgstsqkkxgtqsskgwtqkq,vi/wrgtsbrktxwdfwfbgdg/1/1303472/5961857/image5576034710104836299img-or.png
the broiler drawer and then set the oven control to bake and watch to see if
the glow bar igniter glows or not. If it does not glow, the failure could be a
broken Igniter, failed oven control board or gas valve. If the igniter is
glowing red, then it can be possible that gas valve is faulty. To see how
igniter looks. See the fig below:--
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Also to confirm, check to see if the igniter is getting 120 volts
when it's turned on. If it gets 120 volts, then your safety gas valve is bad
because it's not letting the neutral go through. Otherwise, if it's NOT getting
120 volts, your control board shorted out and you need a new control board.
But as you mentioned that control board is replaced. So igniter should get 120 volts. If valve is faulty. But if igniter is not glowing then its faulty igniter confirmed.
To see how gas valve looks,
please click the link below:---
In most of the cases the igniter is faulty, because gas
valve getting faulty is very rare. But still getting the voltages checked, will
confirm. These will help. Thanks. Helpmech.
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