Question about Microwave Ovens
I have been where you are and figured that since the ignitor is glowing that the gas valve or something electrical went wrong....
Upon doing more reasearch I found out that the problem was the ignitor...
It seems that the ignitor needs to pull X.X amount of amps before the gas valve will open. After the ignitor gets older it draws less amps and crosses the threshold for it to activate the gas valve...not enough amps it thinks the ignitor is not working properly and so no gas...this number if different for each range/manufacturerer...
All this to say that before ripping things apart, I would change the ignitor out...I bet it will fix your problem....
here is the part you need...
here is a tip that I wrote about this also...
Oven not Working or Oven not Heating
Oven Problems Replacing the Igniter http://www.fixya.com/support/r4572625-oven_problems_replacing_igniter
Posted on Jul 31, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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