Oven Igniter

PartSelect Number PS243820

Be very careful to not touch the black element part of this igniter as it is very fragile.

This part works with the following brands: GE, Hotpoint & Kenmore.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Gas igniter glows, but will not light.
  • Little to no heat when baking.
  • Will Not Start.
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Parts Used

  • Oven Igniter

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerMartin from Newport Beach CA

Oven wouldn't light, burners worked fine (gas oven).

Unplugged the power cord from the oven. Unfortunately I couldn't figure out how to remove the broiler drawer so I didn't have a lot of room to work. Basically I had to unscrew one Phillips screw to remove the metal housing that shields the wiring and connectors from direct flame of the oven. Once I removed the housing it was a matter of removing 2 wire caps where the wires from the igniter spliced into the power source. Once the wires were disconnected, I unscrewed the 2 Phillips screws that attached the igniter to the mounting bracket and removed the old igniter. I had to cut the wires on the new igniter to the correct length and stripped the insulation so about 1/4" of bare wire was exposed to splice to the wire from the power source. I then attached the igniter to the mounting bracket (2 screws), twisted the wires together to connect to the power and attached the wire connector caps. I reinstalled the protective housing (1 screw) making sure the wires were clear and not being pinched. Plugged the power cord back in, turned the oven on and everything worked fine.

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Parts Used

  • Oven Igniter

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerPhil from Lancaster PA

Worn out oven igniter

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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Parts Used

  • Oven Igniter

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Socket set

CustomerCharlotte from Tulsa OK

Oven won't light

Replaced igniter in oven, Removed 2 screws in oven floor and removed floor panel. Removed 3 screws to remove the whole flame pipe assy. Disconnected 2 connectors on the ignition assy. Replaced ignition assy. with the cheapest ignition assy. spliced the 2 wires with the connectors of the old assy. using the supplied ceramic wire nuts and re assembled. Part from dealer was $89.00 part from here was $39.00

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  • Oven Igniter

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers

CustomerDavid from Texas City TX

Oven would not lite

removed 4 screws cut 2 wires connected new igniter put screws back in DONE Works great and SAVED MONEY Thanks

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  • Oven Igniter

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerGregory from Burton WV

Igniter would light, but burner wouldn't light.

First I turned the power off going to the oven, safety first. Then I removed the broiler drawer from the oven so I could remove the bottom plate, that gave me easy access to the wires and igniter. I took removed the two screws holding the igniter in place, then removed the wire nuts from the wires. I then reversed the procedure. This took care of my problem, the oven lights easily now.

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  • Oven Igniter

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsPliers

CustomerWayne from New Lenox IL

The burner igniter would not light

Removed the door. Then, removed the oven floor panel, removed the 2 screws holding the igniter. Cut the wire leads from the old igniter, stripped and connected the new wire leads to the old using ceramic wire nuts (included with part). Connected igniter to mounting bracket using original screws. Re-plugged in range and checked the new igniter for lighting. OK on first try, so replace oven floor and tighten holding screws. Then replace door. Tried out oven on a Red Baron Pepperoni pizza. Excellente!

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  • Oven Igniter

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerDonald from Prospect VA

Oven would not light but everything else on stove worked

removed lower cover off of buner area, then removed cover where igniter wires connected to circuite, removed two screws holding igniter in place, cut and spliced new igniter to old push in fasteners of old igniter, reinstalled igniter, and plugged in new igniter, reinstalled covers and panels, turned on unit and bingo back to normal and as good as new

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Parts Used

  • Oven Igniter

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsSocket set

Customerkelly from Napa AL

Oven would not fire up

First checked with my flash light to see what was not happening. Compared the part with your oven parts, figured it out from there! Removed the wire, then the igniter from the bracket and that was it,just replaced the part. The ceramic tips for the wires came in handy.Now I can cook my turkey.Not bad for a girl!

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  • Oven Igniter

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerDonna from Gary TX

The oven wouldn't light. It glowed but wouldn't light. I came on your site to order a different part but after reading posts by others with my same problem figured I would try this first. It worked!!

My husband did the repair so I really don't know, he unscrewed the old one and screwed the new one on. Probably a little more detail but it seemed that quick to me!

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