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I have a late 90's Whirlpool stovetop that I had to clean.Now it does'nt ignite.?????.

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  • janis bettencourt Nov 11, 2010

    stove top. ignitors no oven eletric ignitors

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On the burner there is a small hole in the part that fits around the ignitor. Make sure that the little small hole is clear.

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Hi.

The high temperatures generated in the self cleaning process can easily damage oven internal parts. Parts that get frequently damaged are the door latch, the temperature sensor, and the wiring to oven electronic control.

Before testing, ensure that the system is not simply locked because of incorrect settings (eg. self cleaning cycle not complete). Try first tripping the circuit breaker to cut off power for a couple of minutes, and try restarting the self cleaning cycle. Depending on the model you may also need to hold down the oven knob or perform some similar operation to reset the oven after disconnecting power.

If that does not work (often it does not), then testing will start from door lock switch, and will follow with the temperature probe testing. Both parts can be easily tested by running a controlled oven cycle with the part's contacts jammed.

I can be more specific on parts and testing procedure if you give me the complete model number of the appliance, as written in the service tag.

Here help finding your model number.

Regards.

Ginko.

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2) The Pilot flame is too low, and the tip of the igniter is not in the flame good enough. (the flame acts as a circuit when it touches the tip & completes the circuit).

3) The spark module is no good and needs to be replaced.(But 1 & 2 are your best bet).
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Make sure the igniter is properly aligned with the burner lighting holes and it is clean. All lighting holes must be clean too. You can enlarge them using a drill bit one size bigger.

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