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10 year old DCS Oven does ignite. Oven ignitor glows but maybe not enough to trigger LP from being introduced?

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  • Scott Jul 19, 2013

    DCS does NOT ignite, but igniter glows red. When off, it has a whitish appearance.

  • Sal DeAngelo Jul 20, 2013

    http://www.repairclinic.com/Shop-For-Par... go here,is this what is in your oven or similar,if so you need a new ignitor if the flame doesn't ignite within 30 to 40 seconds

  • Sal DeAngelo Jul 20, 2013

    i can't find your model number to give you the correct part number,you said you have ordered one and i'm sure if you gave them the model number you will get the correct ignitor.let me know how you make out,one thing that might help you is wet a paper towel and wet the screws that hold the ignitor in place,it helps the screws come out easier and mostly it helps them from stripping out on you,good luck and also check the burner tube and make sure there isn't a hole burned in it,when the ignitor glows but the flame doesn't ignite that ignitor gets so hot it burns a hole in the tube,hopefully you don't have this.

  • Scott Aug 03, 2013

    Sal. Part just came in and looks to be perfect match. No hole in burner tube so I am good there. One problem, the darn oven light went out just as I was replacing. Strange setup. The cover does not seem to screw off and I think I can see a small metal clip on one side. Any experience with replacing those things? Thank you!

  • Sal DeAngelo Aug 04, 2013

    hi scott,i'm trying to find a video on how to replace your ignitor but this is the best i could find,watch it if you can deal listening to this idiot,it shows you the racks just pull out and the floor just lifts out,let me know how you make out,also like i told you before get a wet paper towel and wet the threads on the ignitor screws so they won't strip on you,this really helps,then most ignitors come with ceramic wire nuts,you cut the wires on the ignitor,then connect the new ignitor with the ceramic wire nuts,if you don't have them and the ignitor isn't the same buy the nuts,you don't want to use plastic because from the heat from the oven they can melt,scott any questions let me know if you want send your email and i'll email you my phone number if it's easierhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDdaqq5AW...

  • Scott Aug 04, 2013

    Sal

  • Scott Aug 04, 2013

    Sal Best I could find is this of electrical diagram: DCS-RD-48 (4GG) (6-GD/GL). Also lights are on back wall. LArge oven has two lights back left and back right near the top of the cavity. The small oven on left has one light on back left towards top of cavity. Just can not figure how to replace a darn bulb. Thanks for video..I shall review. Email is intruderbn@live.com.

  • Scott Aug 04, 2013

    Thanks for all your help!

  • Scott Aug 06, 2013

    Sal;

  • Scott Aug 06, 2013

    Sal got everything fixed and running! Thanks for the assist!

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Just because the ignitor glows it doesn't mean it's good,it takes 3.2 amps for the ignitor to open the gas valve and ignite the flame,usually if the flame doesn't ignite in around 40 seconds the ignitor is bad.also check the burner tube,your model number doesn't come up so i don't know if you have one or two ignitors in this oven but i've found that when the ignitor starts to fail and the customer waits to long to have it looked at the ignitor burns a hole in the tube and then both the ignitor and tube has to be changed,hope this helps and good luck with your oven.

Posted on Jul 19, 2013

Testimonial: "Thanks Sal; Just happened two days ago and pulled the oven apart. Ordered a new DC Oven Igniter this morning as I thought that was the problem but I wanted to reach out there to see if there was additional advise to confirm my thoughts. You have just done that! Thanks very much! Scott"

  • Sal DeAngelo Aug 04, 2013

    the model number you sent to me doesn't show up on any of my parts sites,if you can find the model number on the machine it would help,now the light are you talking about the bulb in the oven?and the cover do you mean the bottom floor of the oven?i don't really do much work on dcs but on wolf ovens you remove the racks,then the rack holders on both sides,remove the screws and the lift the floor up,and it's a lttle tricky to get it out,if you can send the model i'll look it up for you and hopefully together we can figure it out.sorry about not having your answer

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