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The range on Whirlpool Super Capacity 465 will not ignite

Although this oven has worked fine for 8 years or so, suddenly it does not spark and gas does not flow into the oven though the computer reads "preheat..." How does one troubleshoot this? Ken

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  • kenknutzen Mar 05, 2009

    I ordered the ignitor, popped it in and the oven works like new. Thanks so much for the help. I neglected to express my gratitude earlier, but I am very thankful. Ken

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You need to replace the oven ignitor. This is located under the bottom pan of the oven. Take out the racks and then remove the 2 screws from the back section of the lower plate. Then you will find the ignitor. The ignitor may still get red but the ignitor has to draw enough current to open the gas valve. This is a very common problem. Replace the ignitor and this will fix your problem.

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