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I am trying to replace the broiler ignitor on a Tappan gas range, model 30-3982-00/04 and there is not enough slack in the old ignitor to pull it out and then connect the new ignitor. I need to know how to access the wires and connect the new ignitor. Thanks,

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    I am trying to replace the broiler ignitor on a Tappan gas range, model 30-3982-00/04 and there is not enough slack in the old ignitor to pull it out and then connect the new ignitor. I need to know how to access the wires and connect the new ignitor. So far, Drumbanger's solution was to go to another site.

  • matthew_t_qu Feb 14, 2009

    I am trying to replace the broiler ignitor on a Tappan gas range, model 30-3982-00/04 and there is not enough slack in the old ignitor to pull it out and then connect the new ignitor. I need to know how to access the wires and connect the new ignitor. Yavier posted a link to another site that shows me what the wires are attached to, but not how to access that area of the oven. Is there an access panel on the back of the oven? Do you have to take the inside walls out?

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I am service tech in grants pass oregon. What i do to make it easy is to get heat resistant wire nuts and just cut the wires off the old ignitor and then wire nut the new one in. I do this on a regular basis and it is very easy. There is no harm in doing this. It just makes it easier. It also will make it easier if you have to replace it later on too. Do this and it will fix it up.

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