1573892-1-S-Whirlpool-12400035-Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit
1573892-1-S-Whirlpool-12400035-Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit 1573892-2-S-Whirlpool-12400035-Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit 1573892-3-S-Whirlpool-12400035-Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

PartSelect Number PS1573892

The flat style gas oven igniter included in this kit has a body length of 3-3/4 inches. This kit comes with all of the pieces you need to replace longer ceramic igniters, though this kit can also replace short igniters. This igniter has an amperage range of 3.3 - 3.6 and does NOT replace round style oven igniters.

This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Gas igniter glows but will not light.
  • Little or no heat when baking.
  • Will not start.
  • Little or no heat when broiling.
  • Oven not heating evenly.
  • Gas smell.
  • Cooktop element not heating.
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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers

CustomerPeter 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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  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerRay 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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  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerDavid 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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  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

Customercollins from Freeport NY

Front burners

Remove the the drawer of the gas range on the bottom, on the right side there is a alluminum cover with a bunch wires, held on with two screws,inside is the igniter kit module, make sure you unplug the range from the wall . unplug the wires from the unit and plug the new unit up and you are finish.Good luck.

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  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)

Customergraham from littleton MA

Oven ignighter would glow, but oven would not work

I removed the two screws holding the ignighter on, pulled it a few inches, disconnected the plug, plugged the new ignighter in, tightened the two screws, turned on the power, and it worked. 1,2,3.

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  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerFrankie from Carlsbad CA

Gas valve would not open

I was afraid I would have to remove the built in oven from the wall to do the repair but it was simple. I pulled on the wire a bit and the connector popped out of the hole in the back. After that it was as simple as removing 2 screws, replacing the unit, plugging it in and pushing the new connection out the hole in the back. They included a piece of insulation with the kit that I then forced into the hole to protect the new plug from the heat of the oven.

Much easier than I thought it was going to be. In about 10 minutes I had the oven working again.

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  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerKim from Cedar River MI

My gas oven wasn't lighting and it scared me!

I was worried over the fact that my oven was filling up with propane but taking a long time to light. One day it didn't light for over ten minutes. I shut it off and put the still frozen pizza back in the freezer. That's it, I thought. I'm not going to use the oven again until it's fixed.

I looked online and ordered the part. It came within two days time,even though it was a weekend during the holiday season. My husband spent about 15 minutes with his head in the oven and then said it was fixed.

I baked several batches of Christmas cookies and three coffee cakes the next day.

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  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerRoberta from Los Angeles CA

Oven wouldn't light.

I removed the oven door and floor, removed the two screws holding the old part in place, unplugged it from the wiring harness and plugged in the new part and replaced the screws. Fixed in 5 minutes.

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  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerPhillip from Prescott AR

Gas oven would not light.

Fist I removed the screws on the front-sides of the oven. Then I turned off the gas, by adjusting the in-line valve. I then unscrewed the gas fitting going into the bottom of the oven. I pulled the oven out, being careful not to put too much pull on the electrical cord. I put a bench in front of the oven and set it down.
I then removed the oven racks, and the plate in the bottom. Bottom element is bake, top element is broil. I unscrewed the igniter, then disconnected its plastic wire connector on the back of the oven, then pushed and pulled the connector into the oven and out the door.
Then I ordered my part for $30 less than Sears from PartSelect, and it got here STUPID FAST. I hooked it up and put everything back together, no big deal, BOOM - Cornbread!

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Parts Used

  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver

Customerscott from newtown CT

Oven wouldn't get hot

well my brother was over,he said he had the same stove with the same symtoms so we removed bottom tray of oven lifting from the back first then the front.there inback is the igniter.pulled wire out carefully and unplugged and unscrewed 2 small bolt's,replaced igniter remembering it is very fragile,plugged igniter in replaced insulation around wire,saved me from a new oven,thank you partsselect.ps part arrived the next day wow

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  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerDennis from East Grand Rapids MI

Oven wouldn't ignite

After unplugging the oven from the wall, I removed the grates and floor of the oven, and the thing that spreads the flame out. Needless to say, I'm no repairman! Next I simply unplugged and unscrewed the old element and screwed and plugged the new one in. Replaced the floor, grates, and flame thing in, and we were back in business! It was a very easy fix, and Partselect.com was a pleasure to research and do business with! I would certainly recommend this site to others.

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  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers

CustomerStephen from Evanston IL

Gas would go on and off -- oven slow to heat

Remove lower pan. This is tricky -- pull clips at the back of the pan forward (they may stick), Then push pan to back and lift forward portion up, exposing igniter and gas tube. Use nut driver or socket set to unscrew the two mounting screws. Had to use pliers at one point to pull on screws while turning as they were cross-threaded, perhaps due to heat. Cut wires to igniter. Pull out oven and look at exterior back of stove -- at bottom near the center opening. The power feeder wires to the igniter are red and terminate in a jack -- disconnect the igniter plug connector and pull the cut wire through. Back to the inside of the stove: you now have to force the connector for the new igniter through the insulation at the back. Pull some of the old insulation out to make this possible -- new insulation is provided in the kit. Then at back of stove connect new igniter plug to power feed jack. Then screw in new igniter with the original screws. I had to use pliers again while turning to force them past the cross-threaded area. Replace bottom pan and you are in business, saving a lot of money!!

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  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerChristian from Washington DC

Lower burner failed to light, broiler running fine

Broiler lighting fine but main oven burner not lighting. I deduced the oven igniter was most likely the point of failure. Decided to replace empirically rather than time and money for service call. Process was about as easy as replace a computer part. Removed pan and flameguard. Unplugged part from below (after removing drawer). Such a simple plug I didn't bother to throw the breaker / power down the oven. Pulling it out to get to wall plug not an option. Unscrewed old part, saw a flaw had developed in the element. Screwed on the new part, plugged it in, inserted insulation in the hole. Tested for lighting - lit first time. Replaced guard and pan, oven has worked reliably since. Research time was 5x the repair time, but in all a fraction of time and money to have a "pro."

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  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsPliers, Screw drivers

CustomerIRIS from BROOKLYN NY

Oven was dead

This oven was purchased in 1992 . Hardest & time consuming issue was getting the old part out.
First unplug unit from outlet. Take off oven door(very easy to do). Take out oven racks & lift out bottom of oven(also simple to do). Pull out storage drawer all the way out & put aside out of your way. Take off burner baffle. This is held on with 1 butterfiy screw. This igniter plugs in the same way a phone slips into the jack. Use a flash light if needed. Where you pulled the storage drawer out from all the way in the back pull out the connection holding the old ignition wires into the oven(this is the phone type part spoke of above). Go back into the oven & un screw the 2 screws that hold in the igniter to the bake burner pipe. Now you can carefully pull out the old igniter since you already unpluged it earlier. Slip connection wires from new igniter in the same hole old was pulled from in back of oven. Screw the 2 screws into the new igniter to hold it to the bake burner pipe. Go back down to the storage draw space & plug into bottem back. Replace storage drawer. Replace burner baffle.Replace bottem of oven making sure to seat it in correctly. Replace door . Remember to connect to electric again & you should be good to go. I WOULD LIKE TO NOW SAY SOMETHING ABOUT THE EXCELLENT SERVICE RECEIVED FROM PARTS SELECT.
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  • Flat Style Oven Igniter Kit

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsPliers, Screw drivers

CustomerALISE from LUDLOW MA

Our oven took a long time to light and come up to temperature. Very frustrating since I cook and bake a lot!

First we removed the two screws that hold the element in place. Then detached the wire from underneath the oven. We then had to pull out the oven to access the back panel. We unscrewed the back panel and detached the second wire. Then we revearsed the process and installed the new igniter. The whole thing from start to finish took about 35min. This was very easy to do and I am happily baking once again. The whole family is happy about that :)

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