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Trouble shooting for wall mounted gas oven

I have a gas fired oven Tappan model 12-4990-00/04, , i am unable to ignite the burners, after pushing the broil button it shows ignite sign on display , then after 2 seconds the sign turns off,
please let me know , problem is with oven sensor or electron board is malfunctioning.

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  • ben1052 Mar 31, 2008

    neither bake nor broil are working.



    thank you

  • robert samples May 11, 2010

    is bake working

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SolutionGuy
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Rosanne, he problem with your oven is the igniter. The igniter is wired in series with a safety valve. The safety valve monitors the amount of electrical current flowing through the igniter when you ask it to "bake".  When the igniter gets "weak" it won't allow current to flow through it properly, this will keep the oven from heating.

Before you begin the repair, you should have the new part on hand. The part number is WB2X9154 and can be purchased at your local appliance parts retailer for about $50.00. Here's one online for $65.00.

First, UNPLUG YOUR OVEN OR TURN IT OFF AT THE BREAKER!

To replace it... Remove the racks and look up at the broiler manifold. You'll see the igniter mounted at the rear (the round thing with 2 wires going to it). You'll need a 1/4" socket or nut driver to remove it.

(*TIP---> before removing the screws from the igniter, put a few drops of liquid dish soap on the threads to lubricate them. If you do this, you will not strip the threads of the screws and it will ease their removal.)

The new igniter kit will have two ceramic wire nuts in it. Cut the two wires off of the old igniter and strip them back about 3/8". Then connect the wires of your new one to the wires in the oven using the ceramic wire nuts provided. Then mount the new igniter, tuck any loose wires as far back into the oven as possible and replace the racks.

(*TIP---> The new igniter is very fragile! [that's why it came wrapped tightly in bubble wrap] Handle it gently!)

There ya go! Total job time? ~45 minutes.

Posted on Oct 11, 2007

Master_Tech
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SOURCE: oven won't heat

do you see a bright glow in the oven area when the oven is turned on it will take 20 secs or so..If not your ignator maybe bad no gas will flow into the oven unless the ignt. is good

Posted on Mar 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Tappan gas stove,oven not lighting

i am unable to use my oven on my tappan gas range. every other part of the range works wonderfully. the oven just will not light

Posted on Sep 11, 2008

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SOURCE: problem with tappan wall mounted oven

yes, the problem is fixed thanks to repairclinic.com. those guys are awesome and there is no fee for their help. the repair parts are cheaper than anywhere else i've checked and the tech support is second to none.

Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Tappan gas oven won't turn on

Hello,
I cannot assist you with your problem, but I do have the same oven and it seems the control panel doesn't work either. However, I am looking for the manual. Would you perhaps be able to help me with that? Sincerely, S. Rozier

Posted on Apr 07, 2010

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Trouble shoot oven


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!

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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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Also , open broiler door ,turn on oven and look inside . If you see an orange glow appear after awhile, that is the electronic igniter and you have an electronic ignition(no pilot).In this case the top burners use a spark ignition system.If you don,t hear clicking when you turn on a burner your ignition module might be bad.
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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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