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Oven will not light in bake mode but will light when in broil mode

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Hello, welcome to FixYa.

Based on your description, I`d suggest the hot surface ignitor for the bake burner is likely the problem. Here's what you can try to verify if it's indeed the ignitor...if you're mechanically inclined.

It'll look like this...

oven will not light in bake mode but will light - macmarkus_239.jpg


** FIRST unplug the range and turn off the gas to the appliance before attempting any service...safety first**

since your boiler has the same ignitor ( some do some don't, only a model number would confirm or dismiss this...thankfully you provided yours ) one could swap the ignitor`s ( very carefully, they are very fragile and don`t like to be handled ) this will allow you to use the bake burner, but it will leave you without the broil function...until you can purchase another.

This will confirm or dismiss if the ignitor is at fault...99% of the time this is the case.
Many people overlook the ignitor, especially if it "glows" since that gives the untrained person the impression it works...that is not the case however.

You can also ohm it out to test it as follows...

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You should be able to find one at most brick & mortar appliance parts vendors or on-line depot's such as "repairclinic.com", "searspartsdirect.com" to name a couple.

You can ask for part number based on the model number for the bake & broil ignitor. The number I got based on the premise it is a JGBP90 model is part # WB13K21

I would still double check with your model number with the part`s professional`s.

Hope that help`s. It is very unlikely to be the control panel/timer contrary to what your repairman has said...in my opinion. Let me know if I can assist you further and good luck.

Thank`s for visiting "fixya" for your repair needs.


Regards,

Macmarkus :)

Posted on May 23, 2011

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Hello stevefer
Welcome.

You said, Your Electrolux built in wall oven, lights and digital display work fine, fan works fine, but the oven will not heat regardless of the mode (broil, bake, convention roast, convection bake)

First,
1.What is the Model Number and the year of your wall oven?
2.Did the oven light up and display with any error codes?
3. Did you try to turn the breaker off for 5 minutes to see if this will reset the system?

Perhaps the heating element is failing and may need to be replaced.
I will be able to better assist you when you reply with this information.
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SOURCE: Oven's bake funktion does not work

Hi,You need to replace the oven igniter. You will find that this is a very common problem with that model and other models that use this igniter. It is very simple to do.
Look inside the oven and you will find 2 screws at the bottom of the oven in the back. Loosen them up and remove the bottom panel of the oven.
Remove the broiler, and oven trays and it is a 10 minute swap out. Removing the above items allows you the access needed to get to the two screws that mount the oven igniter to the burner.
Using either a socket (1/4") or a nut driver, remove the 2 screws and unplug the igniter. The most difficult part of the exchange is unplugging the igniter. The plastic will most likely break because it has become very brittle by being exposed to the heat. Be careful to break only the part that is being replaced.
If you do happen to break the fittings, they can be replaced with any male/female connector. If you need to replace this, I recommend that you stay away from plastic encased plugs.
You then install the ingiter, plug it in, and you are back in business. It is a very simple part to replace, but it is costly.
Thanks and take care

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