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I cannot unscrew my Hotpoint oven ignitor in order to replace it. The screws are at an awkward angle and location. Any ideas? Audrey

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Yeah! We finally figured out how to get the bolts loose from the ignitor! If you pay me, I will tell you how! :) Audrey

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