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Viking oven the left burner will not ignite. The right one works fine and the electric ignitorr come on but no flame

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  • wesmasters10 Jul 26, 2008

    Oven lights then after 10-15 seconds it goes out

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Built into the burner is a small passage to allow the gas to reach the spark gap.
Take off the cast ring and inspect it for blockage.

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There is no gas flow to one of the ovens igniters


Gas ovens / stovetop that use gas and not electricity. These work by igniting gas and use actual flame on the the stovetop.

Newest cook top styles, such as the induction or halogen cook tops combine the same style to produce more even heating. Some of these ovens feature thermal limiters or thermostats that regulate the burner system. I offer free advice bcuz God is so good!

GAS OVENS
The spark igniter tip is dirty (can clean it with either a little wire brush or a piece of fine sandpaper).
2) The Pilot flame is too low, and the tip of the igniter is not in the flame good enough. (the flame acts as a circuit when it touches the tip & completes the circuit).
3) The spark module is no good and needs to be replaced.(But 1 & 2 are your best bet).
spark module does not sense the flame when it's on. The spark igniter is also the flame sensor which provides feedback to the spark module.

Make sure the igniter is properly aligned with the burner lighting holes and it is clean. All lighting holes must be clean too. You can enlarge them using a drill bit one size bigger.

If it would not fix the problem, replace the bake burner and the igniter.
There is a small chance for the spark module itself to be bad as well.

The oven safety valve
(also called the gas valve) is the part that ensures that gas is not released until the igniter has reached the correct temperature needed to ignite the gas. While this part can fail, it is uncommon. If the hot surface igniter does not glow you should first verify that you have voltage to the circuit. This is a live voltage check and should be performed by a qualified person. If voltage is lost at the valve terminals then you should verify the continuity of the bi-metal in the valve using a multi-meter.



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Viking Professional VGIS 360-6BDSS (~10yrs old)- Oven won't come up to temp. The right oven burner ignites and the flames are a 1.5-2 inches long along the burner. The left burner will eventually ignite...


Your second ignitor needs replacement. If you can measure the current to the ignitor, it should be at least 3A. I usually replace this kind of ignitors with a Maytag ignitor, which is slightly shorter. The original one, part number is PB040001 has been discontinued.
Maytag ignitor part number is 12400035
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VDSC 365-40, Suspected right side ignitor box bad. Repairman came, obviously didn't know Viking, tore into unit and confirmed bad ignitor box. Estimated $450 to repair. I put in new box myself. Works...


You have to identify the thermocouple by the flame. Some units run sparks constantly to insure that tha flame stays lit. If you see the thermocouple bulb by the flame it is bad and needs replaced (he may have bypassed it also let me know)
http://www.vikingrange.com/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m10110_viking_primer_2005.pdf
It would be helpful if you have a multi meter. Sorry you are having trouble with the repair man. I hope I can talk you through this but if he has made a mess it could be 10 times more work for you. Txtooltime@aol.com

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Had no gas coming into the oven of my Viking 305. bought a new dual thermal valve and replaced it. now i have small flame on left burner and none on right. right after installation, flame was strong for...


Are the burners on top getting enough gas? Is there enough gas coming out of the wall? Did you purchase the correct dual valve? Is the orifice sizing correct? Make sure the holes are not plugged on the burners. And u should also check to see if your line has debris in it. Either unplug the holes or check the pressure out of the line in the wall. What makes you think the right one isn't getting enough gas? Could it be an ignitor? Anyways, the burners have a 5 yr warranty. Try replacing those. Good luck.

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Viking 30" Range - Igniter works - but NO FLAME in oven or ranges


No pilot light need to be ignited. You may need a new ignitor. It might not be catching. If you pull the bottom oven plate off you can see the ignitor on the side of the burner and see if it is in its place or broken or just plain old. It is a simple fix. You can buy a universal ignitor or contact Viking and they will sell it to you. Its only two wires and can do it yourself if you are somewhat technical. Good luck.

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Oven Burners not lighting completely


It's the igniters. They increase in resistance as the elements age and decreases the current required to heat the spring element in the gas valve.

Replace both igniters.

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