Question about Kitchen Ranges
My amana oven when i turn it on it glow but take a long time to light about five mins
Posted on Jun 25, 2010
SOURCE: Amana gas oven not working
The ignitor may be too weak to open the gas valve. If you have a volt/ohm meter capable of reading AMPS you can hook up to a ignitor wire and turn the oven ON. If you read less than 3.5 amps replace the ignitor. If 3.5 amps or more are read,replace the gas valve.
Posted on Aug 30, 2009
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SOURCE: amana agr5735qds oven will not
There are two igniters in your oven one for bake and one for broil. The bake igniter very likely needs to be replaced. Igniter part number is 70080764.
Posted on Jan 02, 2009
No matter that the igniter glows you must measure the current... If the current is less than 3.2 or 3.6 you must change it (this current is for the igniters with rectangular white base).The current to open the valve is the same that passed through the igniter so if it doesn't reach the proper value it will never open (or sometimes open sometimes not).Mine is not opening and the current is 2.9 so I'm going to replace it tomorrow.
Posted on Dec 26, 2008
although the bake ignitor appears to be glowing, it probably does not glow with the intensity it needs to open the safety valve assy, VERY common problem, go aheadand replace the ignitor, this will correct your issue
Posted on Feb 09, 2010
Testimonial: "100% correct, I ordered the part from on line and it was a very easy fix and the oven is working great. Thank you"
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