The igniter glowed, but never got hot enough to ignite the propane, so I did smell propane.

ApplianceHotpoint Range


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Nutdriver

Sidney From Marysville, CA

Dec 26, 2007

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First, I removed the two screws that held the heat shield in place. Second, I removed the one screw that held a small wire covering. That covering kept the wires inside the back wall of the range. Third, I removed the two screws that held the Igniter Kit, and unplugged it from the back of the range. I then carefully put the new igniter in, and reassembled everything in reverse order. It only took about 30 minutes to do the repair, and 30 minutes of cleaning and wiping of the broiler area. (It is amazing what you see when you take things apart). I should have been wiping things up over the past few months. Overall, a very easy repair. I ordered the part at 12:30 in the afternoon, and FedEx delivered it the next morning at 11:30, all for the regular shipping price of $6.95. VERY HAPPY.....

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Part Number: PS231280

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