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Broiler and oven ignitors same part number?

Are the ignitors for the broiler and the oven the same part??? Until I can get one can we take the broiler ignitor and put it on the oven?

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Yes you can and yes they are. Excellent thinking. Not many people would have thought of this. Good job.

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When the Broiler 'lights' and comes on, do you notice the ignitor glowing bright, before the gas valve (to the Broiler) opens, and you get the Broiler lighting---

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The problem is with the ignitor. You need to change the ignitor and the broiler will work right again.

This is a tip for ovens, but the same principle applies for broilers...

Check it out here...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3663023-oven_not_working_or_oven_not_heating

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I would also suggest you see if you can smell gas to confirm that the gas supply valve is actually opening up. With the oven door closed, turn on the broiler and after 20-30 seconds of having the ignitor glowing red, turn off the broiler control and open the door and see if you can smell gas, if not it could be either a weak ignitor or a faulty gas control valve.

I would suggest that before you start ordering parts, you swap out the oven ignitor with the broiler ignitor to verify that the broiler ignitor is the problem. It could also be the broiler tube has a blockage of some sort possibly from cooking debris, that is preventing gas from flowing into the tube.

Here's a diagram for your unit along with the parts list.

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/getSubComp.pd?modelNumber=MGS5870ADW&productCategoryId=0124250&brandId=3048&modelName=MAYTAG-COOKING&diagramPageId=00005&componentDescription=GAS%20CONTROLS&documentId=M0412019&backToLink=Return%20to%20Sub%20Components%20list

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Check oven temp sensor for 1080 ohms.

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Since the gas valve was not opening and there was not ignitor sound I replaced the spark module for about $90. You have a 50-50 chance of being right.

My range is relitively new and I'm haveing an oven light problem which I traced to the control board so I may replaced this board to for about $200.

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