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Surface Burner Spark Igniter – Part Number: WP8523793
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Surface Burner Spark Igniter

PartSelect Number PS11746068

Manufacturer Part Number WP8523793

Manufactured by Whirlpool

Product Description

Surface Burner Spark Igniter Specifications

This part helps your burner ignite and produce flame.

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Troubleshooting

This part fixes the following symptoms:

Will Not Start | Gas igniter glows, but will not light | Element will not heat

This part works with the following products:

Range, Cooktop.

This part works with the following brands:

Whirlpool, Kenmore, Maytag, Jenn-Air, Estate, Roper, KitchenAid, Inglis, Amana, Magic Chef, Crosley, Admiral.

Part # WP8523793 replaces these:

74007473, 7432M126-60, 8273061, 8523793, AP6012852.
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Daniel from Needham, MA
Difficulty Level:
A Bit Difficult
Total Repair Time:
1- 2 hours
Tools:
Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable), Wrench set
Parts Used:
WP8523793
spark igniter was weak and not lighting the flame.
Open top oven door and remove the 2 front screws which hold the burners and controls to the frame. DO NOT lift the burners more than an inch or so to look inside. You WILL bend the gas lines in the back if you do. Pull out stove from the wall, shut off gas supply and disconnect hose if needed to have room to work. Remove top back panel and remove the 3 wires connecting the top burner assembly and also remove the 2 gas lines. Now you will be able to remove the burner assembly safely. Flip it over and try to unscrew the screw holding the igniter. When you fail, drill it out and get a small metal screw to replace it. The metal is soft and the screw is hard, so drill carefully. The rest is easy, put in the new igniter and screw. and put it back together.
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Michael from Bloomington, IL
Difficulty Level:
A Bit Difficult
Total Repair Time:
1- 2 hours
Tools:
Pliers, Screw drivers
Parts Used:
WP8523793
Ignitor on main burner would not create a spark
Having no manual nor finding any instructions online, I spent a while trying to figure out how to safely get to the ignitor mounting screw under the range top. I popped the snap clips on either side of the stove to loosen the top and pulled the top up a few inches to see why it was being difficult to raise. It turns out that the gas piping was solidly attached from the controls to the burners and I was slightly bending the tubes as the top was raised. The tubes have angles and curves to "accept" the bending pressure I was applying, so it looked like I was doing the right thing. In case I was not doing the right thing, however, I raised the top only enough to get access to the ignitor base and mounting screw. Then the fun began as the screw would not loosen. After several attempts using liquid wrench, tapping on it, etc., the screw head finally just broke off. Uh-ohhhh. Not to worry, however, as there was an empty mounting hole right next to the old one that appeared to be able to work. The mounting screw for the new ignitor was backordered, so I tried a couple dozen different screws I had in my toolkit and finally found one that would fit width-wise, but I had to nip off some of the length to get it to seat properly. The replacement ignitor also had a different width blade connector than the original so I had to grind away some of its width to reattach it to the lead wire. If I had a different sized blade receiver, I would have instead replaced the receiver on the end of the lead wire. It took about 90 minutes in all.
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Dorothy from Branford, CT
Difficulty Level:
A Bit Difficult
Total Repair Time:
More than 2 hours
Tools:
Screw drivers
Parts Used:
12002790, WP8523793
Replace 2 ignitors and 1 ignitor switch
I must admit that I did not do this. A neighbor who has electical experience did the job.

The screws that hold the ignitors were too corroded to reuse. It required drilling new holes and taping threads. If self-taping screws were included it would be easier to replace.

The switch was much easier to replace with flare nut wrenches.
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Thomas from Rydal, GA
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Parts Used:
WP74009925, WP8523793
inoperative ignitor and a dead light bulb
I took out the old and replaced with the new. The hardest part was getting that tiny halogen bulb in that tiny little hole. It took longer to take the oven racks out and put them back in than to make the repairs.
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Jeff from DEER PARK, WI
Difficulty Level:
Difficult
Total Repair Time:
More than 2 hours
Tools:
Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
Parts Used:
WP8523793, WP8273062
Whirlpool gas stove burner igniter had broken.
Our existing gas stove burner igniter had broken on one of the four burners. I therefore obtained a replacement igniter and mounting screw form PartSelect.com which were indeed perfect replacement parts. However, I could not remove the burner plates from the top of the stove since they were basically welded into position by years of heat. I therefore followed instructions as submitted by a previous customer (thank you Michael of Bloomington, Il), snapped open the stove lid retainer clips, and then lifted the stove surface about 4 inches. Through that opening I was able to reach the underside of the involved burner. Unfortunately, I could not unscrew the existing broken igniter mounting screw and therefore had to break off the already broken igniter and grind down the remaining mounting screw using a drill grinder since the screw was basically welded into place. Once I did that, I was then able to install the new igniter using a separate unused screw hole already in place right beside the old previous mounting screw. With that done, the new igniter works perfectly and the burner works just like new. It was however a lengthy process over two hours long because of the glitches described above. Nevertheless I'm very pleased that the parts were perfect and the repair is complete.
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Model Cross Reference

This part works with the following models:

PartSelect Number: PS11746068
Manufacturer Part Number: WP8523793
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Description
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66475274502
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66475279502
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66572002100
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Kenmore
66572002101
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Kenmore
66572002102
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66572002103
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66572002104
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Kenmore
66572004100
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66572004101
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Kenmore
66572004103
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Kenmore
66572004104
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Kenmore
66572012100
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Kenmore
66572012101
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Kenmore
66572012102
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Kenmore
66572012103
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Kenmore
66572012104
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Kenmore
66572014100
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Kenmore
66572014101
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Kenmore
66572014103
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Kenmore
66572014104
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Kenmore
66572022100
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Kenmore
66572022101
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Kenmore
66572022102
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Kenmore
66572023100
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66572023102
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