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I have a tappen model 32-2642-23/02 gas stove the oven igniter has been taking a whiloe to light as in minutes. now it seems not to want to light. the igniter glows and I smell the gas but not lighting.

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Igniters grow weak with age and occasionally need to be replaced. Just because an igniter glows, does not mean it is good. If you are experiencing longer ignition times, or no ignition, this is most likely the case. The following link explains a little theory about these igniters and how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3575727-replacing_an_oven_igniter_on_a_gas_range

Replacement parts (if required) can be purchased at any of the following websites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

Prices vary between these sites, so shop and compare. The first three sites listed also offer helpful exploded view diagrams to help you locate and properly identify the parts you need.



A replacement igniter part number for the model you have listed is 5303935066 and costs about $20-$25.


If you have any questions please post back and let me know. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Sep 08, 2010

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