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Frigidare Gas oven gas build up causes explosion when igniting

Range/ Oven does not ignite immediately- then we hear a BOOM niose when the oven eventually ignites. We think that the gas is building during delay of igniting . Pld Advise on how I can repair myself (model # = fgf354bgdf )

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disconnect the wires going to the oven ignitor,turn the unit on see if its trips.if so the ignitor is shorted if not then disconnect the wires that go to the coil of the gas valve and do the same.i think either one of these is your problem.also if theres a fan in the oven do the same.

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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The ignitor is weak and needs to be replaced. You can not tell by looking at it. You have to measure the amp draw through the ignitor.

Posted on Sep 01, 2009

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The ignitors/burners need to be cleaned properly.

Build up of grease, dirt, rust, mineral deposits, etc can cause improper gas flow resulting in a delayed ignition. That causes a build up of gas and the delayed ignition ignites it all at once, and you have your WHOOMP mini explosion.

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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remove the oven racks, in back there will be two chrome screws, remove them. Lift the lower oven panel out by pulling up from the rear. Remove the screws holding the flame spreader and remove the flame spreader. Now you will see the burner and igniter attached to it. There are 2 quarter inch hex screws holding the ignitor on. GE likes to put them on an angle, so it is easier to remove the burner tube. Remove the bottom drawer and remove the screws securing the burner to the back wall. There should be one in the front too. The burner will now lift up and you can get at the screws. The new ignitor should come with ceramic wire nuts. Just cut the old igniter, strip the ends of the wires going to it and wire nut the new one on. Reverse the rest of the steps. There is also a video at www.appliancehelponline.com/servicemanual.html that walks you thru testing this part. You can also enter your model # for diagrams and illustrations.

Posted on Apr 09, 2010

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The ignitor is not working right and is going bad....
have the repair man replace the ignitor, or DIY....
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