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Trouble changing a glow igniter on a GE Spectra xl44

I'm trying to change the glow igniter on a GE Spectra xl44. I've got them loose but can not see an obvious way of disconnecting it without cutting the wires. Does it disconnect at the igniter end or back behind the ''wall''?

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  • petlovany Feb 21, 2009

    I'm actually swapping out the broiler one for the bake one, was hoping to avoid cutting wires, there's no way to pull the wires out an just swap them?

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Your replacement should have come with wire nuts.
Unplug the range.
Snip the wires and strip them back 3/8 inch and attach the wires from the replacement ignitor.

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