Question about Tappan 24 in. Freestanding Gas Range Kitchen Range
I have a Tappan Oven and it was in my unit when I purchased it. Could you please tell me how I would go about lighting the "oven pilot " on my gas stove?
If this is old enough to have an actual gas pilot it will have a thing called a thermocouple. The pilot flame burns around this thermocouple to keep it hot. The thermocouple must be hot from being in the burning gas or it will turn the gas off to the pilot. Yeah, it's kind of a viscious circle isn't it? This is where a propane torch comes in handy, but you might do this with one of those butane matches with the long neck. Apply a flame to the thermocouple for 30 seconds or so. When the thermocouple gets hot enough the pilot will self-sustain. Be sure it is the thermocouple it is you are heating up. It is at the end of a rather thin, what looks like a wire but is actually a wire inside of a thin tube. (still looks like a wire). Might be described as looking like a hot dog on a stick in miniature form. the hot dog part being about 1/8 inch by 1 inch. and is in a bracket.
Posted on Dec 17, 2008
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