Worn out oven igniter

ApplianceGeneral Electric Range


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Phil From Lancaster, PA

Jan 04, 2008

9 out of 12 people found this instruction helpful

Disconnect the power cord.
Lift the Oven door UP to remove it from the Hinges. Then unscrew the Nut/screw and remove the floor of the oven. Remove the broiler drawer. Remove the screws from the cover plate along the back wall of the oven where the wires go. Observe where the old wires go/went.
Cut the wire from the old igniter 3 : from the igniter .
Remove the old igniter from bracket with screwdriver.

Thread the new wire where the old wire went. Now Mount the new igniter to the bracket. Strip the old wire about 1" . Use Ceramic 'twist connectors' supplied. Plug in the stove and test the new igniter. When happy with the instillation, unplug the electric and allow the new igniter to cool. Finally, re-attach the cover plate on the back wall of oven, replace the broiler drawer and oven door. Congradulate yourself and have a beer.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Oven Igniter

Part Number: PS243820

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