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Magic Chef range, Model: CGL1100ADW electric pilots keep "clicking", gas control valves are off. Electronic pilot intermittently keeps sparking. How to stop it?

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you need to check the amp draw on the ignitor.. if it is between 3.5 -5.2 amps your gas valve is bad..if not the ignitor is bad..YES theignitor can glow and still be bad due to lack of amp draw to open the valve..check that and let me know

Posted on Feb 22, 2008

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open the oven. take out the racks and push on the button plan toward the back and left it out of the oven.
you will see a small orfix appromiate middle of the fire ring. light a match to it. put eveything back.
you in business.

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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The main burner valve is the oven valve. The pilot will be next to the burner and you either have to insert a long shiskabob stick ( lit) into the hole or lift up on the bottom of the oven (inside) and you will see the pilot.

Posted on Feb 15, 2010

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Hi,

The ignitor is not working right and is going bad....
have the repair man replace the ignitor, or DIY....
Check out this tip about your problem...

Oven not Working or Oven not Heating

Oven Problems Replacing the Igniter


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Posted on Sep 30, 2010

heatman101
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Hi,

The ignitor is not working right and is going bad....
have the repair man replace the ignitor, or DIY....
Check out this tip about your problem...

Oven not Working or Oven not Heating

Oven Problems Replacing the Igniter


heatman101


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Posted on Sep 30, 2010

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We have a Magic Chef gas oven (model # CPL1100BDW) without electronic ignition. The oven isn't working. The oven pilot is out, can't get it to light, and the oven will not light - (obviously)....


Hello & Welcome to FixYa
If the pilot is clean and still won't light then the problem is with the safety valve that won't open and so needs replacement. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.
Kevin

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Our MAGIC CHEF gas range has a pilot light that comes on, the ignitor comes on, but the oven does not work heat. Any ideas would be appreciated.


First off, decide which you have, a pilot lite or an igniter coil. In electronic controlled units, when the oven won't light, as long as there's gas available, 98% of the time the igniter is bad, even though the old one may glow and seem to be very bright, it could have a small hairline crack in the ceramic, which would not allow the proper amount of electrical current to travel to the gas oven safety valve, which would then make it open and release the gas. A new igniter works almost every time.

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Have a 1986 Fleetwood Park Model with a Magic Chef gas oven that will not light. The pilot is lit but the oven burner will not come on. Uses propane gas...it worked last year.


Propane is a "dirty" gas. That can sometimes result in a particle of debris getting lodged in a pilot orifice, causing a low pilot flame. Inspect the burning pilot, look to see that the pilot flame encompasses the thermocouple so that the thermocouple may get hot enough to open the gas valve. If the pilot is too low, sometimes tapping on the pilot assembly with some handy tool will dislodge any restricting particles from the pilot orifice and restore flame size. Make sure that the pilot or thermocouple have not been struck by some object and knocked out of place. If the flame and thermocouple seem OK, you may have a bad thermocouple. Before replacing the thermocouple, loosen and re-tighten it's connecting nut at the valve (follow the thermocouple "wire" to find the valve) , if the connection is poor, sometimes that will restore good contact.
Also to note: the pilot will be at minimum when the control valve is "off", the pilot flame size should at least double when the control valve is turned on. Be careful, that is gas you are working with.

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Magic Chef range the pilot on the oven will not light.


Is this a manual lighting pilot,do you light it?

If so you may have a bad gas valve.

If this is an auto light pilot it could be the electronic spark is bad.Im guessing the popping noise is the autospark trying to light.

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Pilot lit, ignitor glowing, oven will not light


A pilot light and a ignitor do the same thing. no unit would have both.

Perhaps you are confusing the thermo-coupling for an ignitor. An ignitor (glow plug style) is ceramic with a conductive coating on the end powered by electricity supplied by two high temperature coated wires that connect to the oven controller.

A replaceable thermo-couple looks like a copper tube with a elongated bulb at one end and a fitting at the other. The bulb is placed in the pilot flame and the fitting screws into the gas valve.

I am looking at a exploded diagram for the model number you listed. The unit uses a "safety valve" with the thermo-couple incorporated into it. To see the exploded view, click here If
you are asked for a model #, use CPL1100ADW. In section 2, gas controls, Diagram location 17 is the safety valve. Click on the part photo for a better view of the valve.

If you have any questions, let me know. Hope this gets your unit up and running again.

Please take the time to give this solution a fix ya rating,

clarkco

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I have a 1948 Magic chef gas oven.Model # 8620. The gas was turned off at my home and the pilot light on the oven went out. The gas is now on and I need to relight the pilot light. I am not sure on the ove...


You did say 1948, as in 60 year old range?
Well, gas ranges did not have fancy safety valves or things like that back then. Most likely when you turn on the gas, a small amount of gas begins escaping at the pilot orifice. Then use a long handled lighter to put a flame there. Pilot should light right away.

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Sounds like the thermostat controlling the gas valve in the oven is not working, I’m trying to find if the oven igniter is electric, but believe the igniter is electric. If it does light then not regulate the temp above 350 degrees, I am convinced the thermostat control is bad.

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I just dealt with the same problem. On this model, the (already very compact) oven temperature control includes a pilot safety valve. With the control turned to OFF, push in on the knob while applying a lighted match to the pilot. After the pilot lights, keep holding the knob in for a few seconds. When you release it, the pilot flame should stay on.

Me, I'm interested in why the pilot went out in the first place and what to do if it keeps going out. IS there that repair manual (online or in print) that jvmagic was asking about?

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