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1573892-1-S-Whirlpool-12400035-Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
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Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

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PartSelect Number PS1573892
Manufacturer Part Number 12400035
Manufactured by Whirlpool

The flat style oven igniter kit is used in gas ovens and ranges. It is what provides the heat needed to open the gas valve, and it ignites fuel for the burner assembly. This part can be used for both bake and broil elements, and it can replace both short and long igniters. However, it cannot replace round style oven igniters. If your igniter glows for 90 seconds or more without igniting the burner, this means it is too weak to open the valve. The element in your igniter may have shorted it and it might not glow at all, or it might only glow orange or red. It needs to glow white hot; if it cannot get hot enough the gas will not be released from the safety valve and it will be impossible to light the burner in your oven. This kit includes the igniter, ceramic wire nuts, an insulation pad, a metal bracket, a variety of plug ends, and an instruction sheet. The body length is 3 3/4 inches, and the element inside is approximately 1 1/2 inches. This replacement part has an amperage range of 3.3 to 3.6. The element inside this igniter is extremely fragile, do not touch it. Before you start repairing your oven or range, make sure you have unplugged it and shut off the gas supply.

This part works with the following brands: Magic Chef, Maytag, Admiral, Hardwick, Crosley, Norge, Jenn-Air, Kenmore, Roper, Whirlpool, Litton.

This part works with the following products: Range, Wall Oven, Microwave Oven Combo, Freezer, Refrigerator.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Gas igniter glows, but will not light.
  • Little to no heat when baking.
  • Will Not Start.
  • Element will not heat.
  • Oven not heating evenly.
  • Little to no heat when broiling.
  • Gas smell.

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Parts Used:
  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Audrey from Houston, TX

Oven would ignite sometime, sometime not. Always argued with the broiler when it was lit first.

My son removed the pan above the ignition switch, using only a screwdriver. He checked it against the excellent website photos for compatibility with what you had to offer. I order it and it was here in Houston within 2 days of the order. Took 20 minutes to remove and compare and 7 minutes to replace the old with the new. A piece of cake.
Best thing was that the oven/stove is 29 years old and I thought I would have to buy a new one (approximately $700 for comparable)and I am a Senior Citizen. So for $48.98 and lots of elbow grease to clean the stainless steel top etc. I have a dandy, operating, dependable piece of cooking equipment !!!!

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Parts Used:
  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: MIKE from Phelan, CA

Oven quit lighting

I removed the old igniter, held in place with two screws, pulled the wiring out to get to the clip, and undid the clip. Clipped the new igniter to the wires, pushed back into the hole at the back of the oven, installed the igniter with the two screws, and fires just like new! I had a loose wire on the old igniter and hassled with that for years because I didn't realize how easy the fix was.

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Parts Used:
  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: rick from chariton, IA

Would not light oven

2 screws easy to remove and plug in the wire. job done.

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Parts Used:
  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: Steve from Prospect Heights, IL

The oven gas valve would not turn on

Replaced the oven ignitor. Toughest part was removing old screws.

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Parts Used:
  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: HELMUT from MIDDLE VILLAGE, NY

The oven would not light even though the glow plug lit.

Remove the shelves and floor of upper oven and remove the two screws holding the glow plug. Disconnect wiring harness and replace with new one. Screw new glow plug and replace floor and shelves.
The oven worked like a charm again.

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Parts Used:
  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: kenneth from breaux bridge, LA

Oven would not light

open oven door remove bottom tray pull off two screws unplug wire remove old part install new part

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Parts Used:
  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: LINDA from SALEM, OR

Would not heat. Broiler was fine, just no oven.

Well, this wasn't my first rodeo, this is the second ignitor I have replaced in my oven, first being the broiler. It is very simple, unscrew the old one, screw in the new one. The hardest part was cleaning up the mess I found UNDER THE OVEN!!!!

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Parts Used:
  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Luz M. from North Providence, RI

Oven didn't get hot

was very easy following the instruction in YOUR web site. I feel very thank full !!!!!, because you help me a lot!!!!!!

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Parts Used:
  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Otto from Bridgeport, CT

Ignitor lights but gas does not come on

Removed the 3 screws fastening the ign. bracket to pan housing & gas burner, pulled out the assy., removed the 2 wire nuts, removed the shield from old ign. ceramic, slipped in new ignitor ceramic, pushed the assy. back into pan opening, replaced the 3 screws & fired it up. Gas came on within 30 sec. of ignition. Put a pie in for 45min. & completed the cycle. Enjoyed the pie. Thanks for the help Parts Select.

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Parts Used:
  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: mitch from brooklyn park, MN

Oven didnt light

i removed old part, then installed new one. easy

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Parts Used:
  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Richard from Farmington Hills, MI

Oven would not work, broiler and range did work.

Came to this website to look for possible cause. The major fault for my problem was the igniter @ 61% of the time. So, I ordered this part @ about $55. Opened the range floor, removed two nut screws and old igniter, by unpluging. Plugged in new part reattached screws and tested before putting it back together. Worked fine, without snags. However I did pull up and remove oven door for complete access to oven.

Rick,
Detroit, MI.

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Parts Used:
  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Carl from Delano, CA

Oven would not ignite

I removed the various trays and racks to gain access to the oven igniter. I removed the one screw that held the wiring in place that goes into the body of the oven and pulled out the wires. I removed the wire nuts and safe ended the hot wires. I removed the two screws that held the igniter in place and replaced it with the new one. I reconnected the wiring with the wire nuts , pushed the wiring back into the body of the and stuffed new packing material into hole and reattached the plate on the back of the oven. Turned on the oven and it ignited immediately. A very easy job to complete. I would suggest to others to turn off the power. I knew what I was doing by working it "hot".

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers
Customer: Peter from Thousand Oaks, CA

Two appliances died the same week

Oven Ignitor fell apart and Maytag had a thermal fuse (unresettable) blow. Got the parts, put them both in in under a half hour. Now I can eat Pizza in Clean Clothes!!!!

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Parts Used:
  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Ray from Valhalla, NY

Oven would'nt preheat

Pulled out the plug, pulled out the stove, removed the oven door, pulled out the lower shelf and racks. Used a nutdriver to remove the 2 screws from the bracket, disconnected the old ignitor, new ignitor was an exact replacement, put back in the screws, pushed back the stove and plugged it back in....Was back in business in a matter of seconds!!

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Parts Used:
  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: David from Easton, PA

Failed igniter

First, I removed the racks, door, bottom drawer, and lifted the bottom pan up and out from the rear. Then, I unscrewed the bottom cover for the electrical stuff (under where the drawer is) as this is where the connector for the igniter is. I did a voltage test on the oven side of the connector, finding voltage there I removed the igniter by removing the 2 screws holding it to the burner. (pack lunch for that part, they will be rusted, I used a mini grinder to cut off the heads). Then I pulled the connector through the hole, and installed new igniter using self drilling screws. After i repacked the insulation, I put it back together, and it lit right up. The failed one had a bad ballast, confirmed by a continuity test.

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