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On a Frigidaire FGF316WGSH gas range the igniters will not work when knobs are turned to lite

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Electric gas igniters sometimes get stuck in one position causing a clicking sound. The clicking sound that you hear is the electric arc that is pulsing from the igniter conductor (wire) to ground (the gas burner). It receives power from the electrical outlet that the stove is plugged into.
Residue from food and sometimes cleaning products may be preventing the igniter from producing a spark (Arc) to the base of the burner. This is a common problem that occurs when the stove has been cleaned or food is allowed to build up. Make sure that the igniter and the burner base are clean and dry. This will help with proper operation. Oven cleaner and a small tooth brush may be used to accomplish this. Another problem with ignition may occur if you have too little (touching) or too much space between the igniter and the base of the burner; it will prevent the burner from igniting. You should only have a little more space than the thickness of a nickel between the burner base and the igniter. A good "blue" arc from the igniter to the burner base is optimal. If this doesn’t work, you may need to replace the electric igniter module. Good luck.

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Kenmore gas range when no clicking when turning the oven on


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Range: Gas burner won't spark or ignite A surface burner igniter switch and a spark module activate the spark electrode when a burner is turned to the "Lite" position on a gas range's cooktop. If the surface burner switch, spark module or wiring in that circuit fails, the spark electrode won't work, and as a result the gas burner won't light. If those components work but the electrode won't spark, the problem could be that the spark electrode is coated with spilled food of is bent or broken. In addition, the electrode won't spark or ignite the burner properly if the ceramic insulation sleeve below the tip of the electrode is cracked or broken. If the gas burner isn't lighting, these repairs may help.
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Replace the spark igniter electrode

1396454293470.jpg The spark igniter electrode-also called the surface burner igniter-is an insulated electrode that provides an ignition spark to light a surface gas burner. It sparks and makes a ticking sound when the burner switch is turned to the Lite position. Replace the spark ignition electrode if it fails to spark or if the ceramic insulation sleeve is cracked or chipped. How to Replace a Spark Igniter Electrode in a Gas Range Find This Part

Replace the surface spark module

1377098014986.jpg The surface spark module is in the ignition circuit for the gas surface burners. When a surface burner control knob is turned to the "Lite" position, it provides voltage to the spark electrodes on the gas surface burners. If the surface spark module fails to provide the electrodes with voltage, then it should be replaced. Find This Part

Replace the spark igniter switch

1396454315355.jpg The igniter switch is an electrical switch on the stem of the gas surface burner control valve. This switch completes a circuit to the surface burner spark module, causing the burner igniters to spark when the burner switch is turned to the Lite position. Replace the burner igniter switch if the burners don't spark when you turn the burner control knob to the Lite position or if igniters spark constantly even when the burner knobs are in the Off position.

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GAS OVEN WILL NOT GET HOT


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Although gas range oven may prove useful for cooking and baking, they may fail to ignite if they aren't properly maintained and set up. Lighting a gas range often involves simply turning a knob; however, blockages from food particles and debris caught in the burners, improper burner cap installation and gas supply are common problems that interfere with your gas range oven's performance. A few troubleshooting guidelines may solve these problems safely.

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Instructions
    • 1
      Check you have gas in your tank if your gas range oven won't heat. Contact your gas supplier if you've run out of gas.

    • 2
      Clean the burners if you have gas but your burners still won't ignite. To clean the burners, lift the burner caps 9b4f010f-be4f-4db6-8a88-4c3fd17e3339.gif
    • 3
      Inspect the small vertical holes on the side of your burners for dirt, food and debris. The gas won't ignite if they are clogged. Scrape dirt, debris and food from the vertical holes using a pointy object such as a toothpick or paperclip.

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      Reinstall the burner caps properly. If they are tilted or wobbly, the gas may not ignite. Install the caps on the right burners. Some burners are smaller than others, so match the caps to the appropriate burners.

    • 5
      Move the burner knob to the "Lite" position and wait for the gas to ignite. If it ignites, rotate the knob to your desired setting. If it doesn't ignite, contact a qualified appliance technician.

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WHERE IS MY PILOT ON MY FRIGIDAIRE FGF368GM


Hello, There is no pilot..It uses ignitors to light. number 19 in this picture is the oven ignitor http://lookup.bellparts.com/diagramenlarge/frigidaire/47877/00000358
If when you turn on the oven it doesnt glow bright orange chances are it failed and needs to be replaced. The top is electronic ignition. If this helps please rate me..Thanks

Jun 08, 2011 | Frigidaire FGF368GM Kitchen Range

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Turning left front knob to lite position turns on the gas for the left side, but the lighter for right side.


hi ,all ignitors click at the same time.if the left ignitors are not working you probebly have a bad spark modual.also check your wires.

Mar 08, 2010 | Frigidaire FGF316 Gas Kitchen Range

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Frigidaire gas range model FGF316WGSH, all burners have gas but neither of the igniters will work when the knobs are turned to lite


Electric gas igniters sometimes get stuck in one position causing a clicking sound. The clicking sound that you hear is the electric arc that is pulsing from the igniter conductor (wire) to ground (the gas burner). It receives power from the electrical outlet that the stove is plugged into.
Residue from food and sometimes cleaning products may be preventing the igniter from producing a spark (Arc) to the base of the burner. This is a common problem that occurs when the stove has been cleaned or food is allowed to build up. Make sure that the igniter and the burner base are clean and dry. This will help with proper operation. Oven cleaner and a small tooth brush may be used to accomplish this. Another problem with ignition may occur if you have too little (touching) or too much space between the igniter and the base of the burner; it will prevent the burner from igniting. You should only have a little more space than the thickness of a nickel between the burner base and the igniter. A good "blue" arc from the igniter to the burner base is optimal. If this doesn’t work, you may need to replace the electric igniter module. Good luck.

Sep 08, 2009 | Frigidaire FGF316 Gas Kitchen Range

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Oven wont come obut igniter works


Yes, it could be the knob or the oven control.

If the knob fits tightly to the control, and turns the stem of the control, then I would be suspect of the control. But if the knob fits loosely, I would be suspect of the knob.

Jan 29, 2009 | Frigidaire FGF316 Gas Kitchen Range

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GE Gas Kitchen sealed burner


I unplugged the wires from each end and re-attached the wires. Stove working great, no more clicking.

Dec 29, 2008 | GE Kitchen Ranges

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One stovetop ignitor doesn't work: the gas comes out, but no clic


there is a swich behing the knob that turns on the ignition, it most be replace. every burner has one of those swiches, when you remove the knob you can see it, it's white in color about an inch long.

Dec 03, 2008 | Frigidaire FGF378AC Gas Kitchen Range

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CONSTANTLY SPARKING


ONCE BURNERS HAVE LITE TURN THE BURNER KNOB BACK THE OPPOSITE WAY A LITTLE BIT AND SEE IF THR IGNITER QUITS SPARKING, HOPE THIS HELPS.

Oct 22, 2008 | Frigidaire FGF316 Gas Kitchen Range

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Frigidaire fgf316wgsh


Is it natural gas or propane? They usually come as natural gas. If it is propane has it ever been converted? If not convert it.

Nov 30, 2007 | Frigidaire FGF316 Gas Kitchen Range

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