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11744000-1-S-Whirlpool-WP74002387-Gas Range Oven Safety Valve
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Gas Range Oven Safety Valve

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PartSelect Number PS11744000
Manufacturer Part Number WP74002387
Manufactured by Whirlpool

This part makes sure that no gas is released until the igniter gets enough power to ignite the gas range.

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

This part works with the following products: Range, Wall Oven.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Gas igniter glows, but will not light.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)

Oven not working

There were no flames when I turned the oven on, so the first thing I did was narrow down the problem through the process of elimination. It was really a fairly simple system to work on. I verified that it was getting power to the hot surface igniter (which it was). You can check this visibly by seeing if it heats up and glows, but that is not enough. You also have to make sure the igniter is drawing enough amps to open the oven safety valve ( about 3-3.5 amps). You do this by leaving everything connected and turning the oven on as normal. You clamp the Amp Meter (a clamp style Amp Meter works best)to the wires going into the Hot Surface Igniter and checking amperage. If the amperage is to low then the igniter is not pulling enough to open the valve and you should replace it. If the amperage is as it should be then the valve is not opening. The next thing is to turn off the gas to the appliance and unplug the electricity before starting any other work. I removed the oven racks and bottom decking out of the way so I would have room to work. I removed the oven burner to get to the oven safety valve, which is held in by two screws. I disconnected the gas line coming in to the valve using an adjustable wrench, removed the two wires (noting their position) and removed the two screws with a phillips head screwdriver. I replaced the valve with a new one and hooked everything back up in reverse order. That was all there was to it. I also replaced a couple of burners on the top of the stove while I was at it, only because they were difficult to light sometimes. They simply twist out counterclockwise and have two wires that you can't get confused because they have different size connectors and will only go on one way. This 10 year old stove now works like a new one.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: Shayne from Angoon, AK

Oven was only turning on occaisionally

I took the oven bottom out and then removed the screws that cover the safety valve, then I pulled the oven out and undid the safety valve in the rear of the oven. This was all accomplished with the electricity off and the propane also turned off. I then reinstalled the safety valve.

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Model Cross Reference

This part works with the following models:

PartSelect Number: PS11744000
Manufacturer Part Number: WP74002387
Brand Model Number Description
Magic Chef31001PAARange - Freestanding, Gas
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Magic Chef31001SAARange - Freestanding, Gas
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Magic Chef31003KAADWall Oven - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31003KAWDRange - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31003PAADWall Oven - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31003PAWDRange - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31003SAARange - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31003SAWRange - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31101PAARange - Gas
Magic Chef31101PAWRange - Gas
Magic Chef31203KAARange - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31203KAWRange - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31203PAARange - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31203PAQRange - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31203PAVRange - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31203SAARange - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31203SAWRange - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31203WAARange - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31203WAWRange - Freestanding, Gas
Magic Chef31211SAARange - Gas
Magic Chef31211SAWRange - Gas
Magic Chef31211WAARange - Gas
Magic Chef31211WAMRange - Gas
Magic Chef31211WAVRange - Gas
Magic Chef31211WAWRange - Gas
Magic Chef31211XAARange - Gas
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