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Stove burner igniter does not work.

I have owned this gas range for approximately two years. About 6 months ago the right, front stove igniter quit working. It does not click anymore in the LIGHT position. If I turn on the REAR burner to LIGHT, the rear burner igniter then starts clicking. If I then, turn on the front burner to allow gas through - the right, front burner then lights. Are these igniters removeable and replaceable? Or could it just be a matter or cleaning? Or is it an electrical problem? Please HELP! jp

Posted by John Ledesma on

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  • John Ledesma Jul 18, 2007

    Where can I get a service manual to show how to replace burner switches?

  • charlie516 Nov 04, 2007

    Have the same problem except it is the back burner and it will iginte when you turn the front burner on.

  • John Ledesma Jan 30, 2008

    My thanks to you, jsrock516! I was able to disassemble the front panel very easily. I located the ignitor harness - all four switches are ganged together so they have to be replaced all at once. I didn't know this at first and I tried to figure out how I could replace the switch without cutting the wiring. I poked and prodded at the individual switch but couldn't get it open. Then I wrote down the Mfr name and part number on the individual switch on the internet. This is how I found out that they all had to be replaced together. I called a few local applaiance repair stores and got pricing information. This ignitor harness is readily available by special order locally or from online vendors. The cost varied from $22.00 to $37.00 plus shipping costs. I was prepared to pay and figured I'd make some more phone calls so I replaced the front panel back together until I got the part. When my wife got home she began cooking dinner and lo-and-behold, the switch was working again. I guess my poking and prodding the wiring fixed a loose connection or something, but it's working fine now and has been for about a month now. Thanks for your speedy response and my apologies for not responding sooner.


  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    The igniter on the left front burner doesn't work some of the time.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Frigidaire gas range Model number FFGF3015LWC oven OK, broiler OK, all top igniters OK and clean. Two left top burners not getting any gas, right front (big burner) is getting a small amount of gas but not enough to ignite. The right rear burner is getting the correct amount of gas and ignites every time. I can't find any info on how the gas is distributed or whether there is an electronic valve that sends gas to each individual burner. Please help!

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    6 burner range,10 years old. No clicking on any of the burners no matter which knob you turn on. The oven still works and ignites.

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    gas burner light glows in off position and occasionally the electric ignighter turns on



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Your problem is not the igniter itself, but the burner switch that controls the igniter. All the igniters get their power from one spark module that is mounted somewhere in back of the oven. That's why you are able to get all the igniters to spark with only one burner control turned on. This is normal. That is also why you are able to light the burner in question buy turning on another burner. The spark is being provided by a switch that is working. To answer your question: the igniter is removable, but I don't think it's necessary. Cleaning them generally doesn't make them work better. I would check the wiring from the spark module to the burner switch and/or replace the switch. I hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 18, 2007

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    Jeff Rockwell Jul 18, 2007

    Try to see if they have a manual you can download for your range. There's tons of info on the site and many manuals you can download. If you do not see the your manual, you may be able to request one or find a similar model that you can use.

    The burner switch is not that hard to replace. It is located behind the display panel and comes out by removing the knobs first and then the screws holding the panel in place. I believe there are several screws located on the bottom of the panel and one behind each knob. You will need to open the oven door to see the bottom screws. If you attempt, make sure you turn the breaker off first and use care when taking the panel off. There is a wire harness to the control board that you need to be careful with. I hope this is helpful to you.



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