Question about Stoves Electric Stove With Heater - Blue

Open Question

Stove top ignitor doesn't work

We have a self cleaning oven, which we turned on over the weekend. About 2 hours into the cleaning process, the ignitors on the cooktop started clicking wildly. They wouldn't turn off, so I tripped the circuit breaker and let everything cool down for a few hours. I turned the circuit breaker back on and things seemed to work normally for a day. Now the ignitors don't seem to work at all anymore. Two questions come to mind:
1 -- why would cleaning the oven affect the range top
2 -- what would cause the ignitors to fail after the fact

This is a GE Monogram Professional 36" Range

Any Ideas?
Mike

Posted by on

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Lost Manual and would like instruction on how to set for self clean cycle?


Make sure you have everything out of the oven, including the oven racks.

1. Press SELF CLEAN.
2. Press the TEMP/TIME "+" or "-" arrow pads to enter the desired self-clean cycle.
3. Press START.
The oven door will automatically lock. The DOOR LOCKED and CLEAN indicator lights will be
displayed.
4. When the self-clean cycle is complete and the oven cools, the DOOR LOCKED and CLEAN
indicator lights will turn off.
5. When the oven is completely cooled, remove ash with a damp cloth.

Recommended times are 2 hours 30 minutes for light soil and 4 hours 30 minutes for heavy soil.

If your oven has a HI and LO self clean time, HI is 4 hours 30 minutes and LO is 3 hours 30 minutes.

It is also recommended that you remove anything plastic from the top of the stove during cleaning.

Nov 27, 2010 | Whirlpool RF263LXTQ Range

1 Answer

Magic chef self ignitor top,, how do u get the oven to work.. is it self ignite too. i turn on oven ger a glow in the oven,, dont know the model ,,older stove. good shape. bought house with gas stove...


If the glow bar is glowing and the oven doesn't come on in about 30 - 45 seconds.... it probably is the glow bar that needs to be replaced. BUT it could be the oven valve. Usually it is the glow bar.
The glow bar is wired in series with the oven valve and even if it is glowing it may not be sending the correct voltage through to the oven valve. To change the glowbar... unplug the appliance, unscrew 2 screws holding the metal bracket to the burner and remove the ignitor. You can cut the 2 white wires going to the ignitor and use ceramic wire nuts with the new ignitor.
Tom

Aug 10, 2010 | Magic Chef 31000 Gas Kitchen Range

1 Answer

My stove has been self cleaning for 2 hours and I caqnt get it to stop. I tried turning off the electricity and it still keeps going. What do I do?


Many of the self cleaning processes take up to 6 hours. The best suggestion I can give is to turn off the gas valve if you can safely access it and unplug the stove. Chances are the oven door will not open till it cools down for a couple hours.

Sep 15, 2009 | Frigidaire Gallery Series GLHS269ZDB 36"...

1 Answer

Kenmore Oven Problem I have a Kenmore 79012 Range. The burners and broiler work fine. The ignitor comes on in the oven, but it will not light. After a few minutes I can smell gas, but the ignitor is still...


the ignitor has to be on before the gas valve opens up and until the stove recognizes a flame, if it doesnt the gas will shut off and the ignitor will cool off, If you use the self clean setting to clean the oven you will destroy the ignitor much faster because they are only rated for about 1000 degreese for just a minute and self clean keeps it around 800 for an hour or so. You may just need to replace the ignitor.

Jul 28, 2009 | Kenmore 79012 / 79014 / 79019 Gas Kitchen...

3 Answers

My maytag gas oven model #MGR5755QDW makes a loud poof noise when first turned on. It doesn't do it all the time and it only happens when it is first lights.


You are getting a delayed ignition fom the oven burner. Either the ports on the burner near the ignitor are clogged or you have a weak oven ignitor. part # 12400035 @ $70.00

Apr 08, 2009 | Maytag 30" Self-Cleaning Freestanding Gas...

1 Answer

Frigidaire Self Cleaning Stove


Yes you have to set the timer. If it is like my stove/oven you have to set the time to start and the time to complete. normal cleaning 3 hours heavy cleaning 4 hours light cleaning 2 hours.

May 29, 2008 | Kitchen Ranges

1 Answer

VDSC307-4bss how to operate self-cleaning oven


I continued a search and found a manual on line... simple process to turn on self-cleaning operation... close the door and set to "clean" ... timer on this model is automatic... runs for 3 1/2 hours.. fan continues for an additional 30 minutes ... open the door and the oven is clean. Thanks

Mar 28, 2008 | Viking VCSO244 Dual Oven

3 Answers

Self cleaning


You can go to the Maytag web site and download the manual.  www.maytag.com, or go to http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/8113p293.pdf
and download the manual CAUTION 
• It is normal for parts of the ovens to become hot during a self-clean cycle. 
• To prevent damage to oven doors, do not attempt to open the doors when LOCK is displayed. 
• Avoid touching doors, windows or oven vent area during 
a clean cycle. 
Do not use commercial oven cleaners on the oven finish or around any part of the ovens.  They will damage the finish or parts. 
Do not leave baking/pizza stone in the oven during self-clean. 

The self-clean cycle uses above-normal cooking temperatures 
to automatically clean the oven interior. 
The oven should be cleaned regularly by wiping up spillovers 
to prevent excessive smoke and flare-ups.  Do not allow a 
heavy build-up of soil to accumulate in the oven. 
During the cleaning process, the kitchen should be well 
ventilated to get rid of normal odors associated with cleaning. 

Before Self-Cleaning 
1. Turn off the oven light before cleaning as the light may burn out during the clean cycle. 
2. Remove broiler pan, all pans, and oven racks from the oven.  The oven racks will discolor and may not slide easily after a self-clean cycle if they are not removed. 
3. Clean oven frame, door frame (area outside of gasket, and around the opening in the door gasket) with a nonabrasive 
cleaner such as Bon Ami* or detergent and water.  The self-cleaning process does not clean these areas.  They should be cleaned to prevent soil from baking on during the clean 
cycle.  (The gasket is the seal around the oven door and window.) 
4. To prevent damage, do not clean or rub the gasket around the oven door.  The gasket is designed to seal in heat during the clean cycle. 
5. Wipe up excess grease or spillovers from the oven bottom. This prevents excessive smoking, flare-ups or flaming during the clean cycle. 
6. Wipe up sugary and acidic spillovers such as sweet potatoes, tomato, or milk-based sauces. Porcelain enamel is acid-resistant, not acid-proof.  The porcelain finish may discolor if acidic or sugary spills are not wiped up before a self-clean cycle. 

Important: 
• Oven temperature must be below 400° F to program a clean cycle. 
Only one oven can be cleaned at a time. 
• Both oven doors lock when either oven is being cleaned. 
To set Self-Clean: 
1. Close the oven door. 
2. Press the Clean pad. 
    • CLEAN flashes. 
    • SET and UPPER or LOWER flash in the display. 
3. Press the Autoset pad. 
    • “MEd” (Medium Soil, 3 hours) is displayed. 
4. Press the Autoset pad to scroll through the self-cleaning settings. 
     “HVy” (Heavy Soil, 4 hours) 
     “MEd” (Medium soil, 3 hours) 
     “LITE” ( Light Soil, 2 hours) 
Choosing the soil level of the oven automatically programs the self-cleaning time. 
5. After four seconds, the oven will start cleaning. 
    • If the door is not closed, beeps will sound and ‘door’ will display.         If the door is not closed within 30 seconds, the self-cleaning       operation will be canceled and the display will return to the time of day. 
    • CLEAN will appear in the display. 
    • LOCK will flash in the display.  Once the door locks, LOCK will
      remain steady. 
    • The cleaning time will start counting down in the display. 



Nov 27, 2007 | Maytag MER6772 Gemini Electric Kitchen...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Heating & Cooling Logo

Related Topics:

84 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Stoves Heating & Cooling Experts

paulcarew

Level 3 Expert

2456 Answers

Bruce Showalter

Level 2 Expert

79 Answers

blender719

Level 1 Expert

53 Answers

Are you a Stoves Heating and Cooling Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...