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I have a whirlpool 465 gas oven that needs a new

I have a whirlpool 465 gas oven that needs a new glow igniter, where is it located? Is it difficult to replace? The broiler igniter comes on and glows, and gas starts to flow, but shuts down after a short time?

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  • Kitchen Ranges Master
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What is the complete model number? Look inside the oven door area or on the bottom storage drawer, if it has one.

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  • Mark Osterloo Jan 21, 2013

    M/N. SF395LEEQ
    S/N. RG4020460

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Jan 21, 2013

    OK, here is the igniter you need to order.http://bit.ly/WkZmtw Round style design. This igniter replaces all round style (Carborundum) oven igniters. Includes two high temp wire nuts. Range: 2.5 to 3.0 amps. Does not replace flat style igniters. Caution: the dark grey coil is very fragile, handle with care. This igniter is made by Whirlpool and fits Whirlpool, Frigidaire, GE, Maytag, Magic Chef, Kenmore, and others. It is simple to replace and the igniter comes with the instructions.

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Jan 21, 2013

    Keep me posted!

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I have the same problem with the oven not igniting but my broiler works fine. I switched the igniters and not my oven works but the broiler doesn't so I know it is the igniter. Thanks for the help.

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The most common cause of this symptom is a defective ignitor. Oven ignitors can glow and allow enough current through to open the oven gas valve but just not produce enough heat to ignite the gas immediately (see the link below).


In that case, replacing the oven ignitor is the usual solution.


http://www.appliance411.com/links/jump.cgi?ID=823

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SOURCE: matag gas oven won't or is slow in comming up to temperature.

Hello and welcome to FixYA!
You are 100% correct in your suspicion that the oven ignitor is at fault. If you want to know "for certain" you can check that ignitor in circuit using an amprobe and looking for at least 2.9 amps, however I would say all you need do is replace that ignitor and your oven should return to proper operation. The gas smell is a result of an ignitor being on the "ragged edge" of being able to open the warp switch in the gas valve. Instead of opening up, it is "burping" the valve enough for you to smell gas. Your part number is a
12400035 and sells for around $50 or so, depending where you buy it.
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SOURCE: whirlpool super capacity 465 gas range model# sf377pegq5

I have the same problem intermittently on my Super Cap 465. After reading the following quote from another site, "There have been cases where radio waves, electronic signals and sometimes something as strange as dimmers in lights have caused some weird problems with some computer panels in stoves like these", I tried turning off lights that might be on the same circuit and wouldn't you know it, the oven igniter circuit worked.

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SOURCE: Amana gas oven not working

The ignitor may be too weak to open the gas valve. If you have a volt/ohm meter capable of reading AMPS you can hook up to a ignitor wire and turn the oven ON. If you read less than 3.5 amps replace the ignitor. If 3.5 amps or more are read,replace the gas valve.

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