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Oven won't ignite

The burners work fine, but the oven does not ignite

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OK...I had this same problem, and it turned out to have something to do with my bottom storage drawer....the one that holds the pots and pans. A thin flat cooking implement which was stacked on top of my pots had started to slide behind the drawer. Which, of course, kept the door from closing all the way. I believe that this kept the actual oven door from completely closing. I read elsewhere that the oven door not closing properly would keep the oven from lighting. I pulled out the storage drawer, removed the item, closed the drawer, and the oven lit like a charm.

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Your range is a Direct spark model.oven won't ignite - ce00970.jpg8278a1e.pngIf you want a Direct spark manual, let me know. The module gets confirmation from relay on the oven control and sends dc power to the gas valve. I suspect that gas valve be cause the top burners work which is usually and indicator that the module is fine. The terminals ohms should be 216 ohms between each of the 3. If any are open the valve won't work.

Posted on Jun 01, 2010

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Posted on Aug 17, 2009

SOURCE: on my whirlpool gas range only 1 burner out of 5 will ignite. oven light works, oven ignites. only 3 months old and worked fine until now.

Most often when cleaning, soapis left behind and obstructs the flow of ignition gas normally directed at the exact point of the spark. Check this area and use a small wire brush to clean these area of the burners that do nto work. Let us know if this helps. Eric Campion

Posted on May 20, 2012

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