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We have a Whirlpool WFG361LVT gas range. The oven will not work. When turning the oven on you here the spark igniter work but no gas to burner. Broiler burner will also not turn on. Months prior to this, when using the broiler the burner would turn on run briefly then shut off. The range burners run fine. I am thinking its the main control board or the gas valve to the oven burners is acting up.

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  • Ken Gaborek May 18, 2013

    The gas valve at the back of the stove was replaced it was defective.

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sounds like an issue with the spark module, altough that module tends to be really relliable.i would try removing pawer to te unit. checking the outlet for proper grounding,and replugging unit see if that works for you

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More than likely a bad ignitor
Here is how to tell If the ignitor is glowing it should be VERY bright, if it is dim orange it is weak and bad.
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Take a 1/2 inch open end wrench and adjust the orifice on top of the oven gas valve.
Tighten it down until the flame is normal. Blue with white tips.

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Your igitor mat be glowing but it is not generating the proper amps to ignite the gas. The proper solution is to replace the oven igniter

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You may have a bad spark/ignition module, it is located under the main top (on most models) and tells the burners too spark

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