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Re: Oven Not Working
See if your broiler works if it does replace the bootom ignighter even though it glowes does not mean its working right it has to pull a ceartain amount of amps for the safty valve to open if the broiler doesnt light then the safty valve needs replacing and reply for futher info
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most of these will have the oven bake ignitor become weak and not ignite the gas when turned on. you should see the bake ignitor try to glow orange but the gas will not lit to the burner. without a digital meter to read the current, should be 3.2-3.5 amps then you wont know if the ignitor is weak. you could try to just replace it and see if that fixes you trouble.
Hi, Even tho the ignitor is glowing, it is getting weak and will need replaced. The ignitor is not pulling enough amps to open the gas valve. This is very common problem with the gas ovens. If I can assist you further, please let me know.
Hi, It sounds like the ignitor has gone bad. Remove the floor panel in the oven and locate the ignitor fastened to the burner. There should be 120V going to the ignitor harness. If you have voltage but no ignition, change the ignitor. I hope this helps you. Please let me know if I can assist you further. Vic
Lets take the oven problem first. Sounds like you have a Hot Surface Ignitor problem. This is the device that glows and lights the burner. You can buy a universal ignitor at most appliance or heating and air conditioning supply houses. Note carefully how the old one is mounted. You may have to make some adjustments to mount the new ignitor, but it MUST be close to the gas burner like the old one! You don't smell gas because the gas valve will not open until the ignitor is hot. All ignitors work with the same voltage, so simply connect the new wires to the old ones.
I'm not certain if you have a standing pilot for the stove top burners or electronic ignition. Remove the top panel to check. If you have a gas pilot, relight it. If electronic ignition, clean the ignitors. If that does not solve the problem you may have to call a technician, as these systems can be complex.
Sounds like that ignitor is weak. When the ignitor glows it builds up resistance to the gas valve for gas to come in. If it sometimes takes 10 min then the proper resistance isn't there and this will give you that gas smell. Replace the ignitor and this should solve your problem. Can expect to pay $80 - $100 for the part.