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I have a kitchenaid kgsa906pss01 neither the oven nor the broiler will ignite. they both went out at the same time. is this an igniter problem that both should be replaced or is it something else?

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SOURCE: Oven/Broiler Igniters for KitchenAid range KGST307

Oven bake ignites usually have lifetime 5-7 years. If igniter glows but gas not came in - replace igniter. Same with broil igniter.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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Bake igniter Usually when an oven won't bake, it's because the bake igniter is weak or burned out. The igniter is a small, round or rectangular device, that's about 1 inch by 4 to 8 inches. It's near the burner itself.

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