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Oven Igniter

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PartSelect Number PS11747136
Manufacturer Part Number WP9753108
Manufactured by Whirlpool

This part is used to light the oven for the bake or broil. 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: KitchenAid, Whirlpool.

This part works with the following products: Range.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

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

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench set
Customer: John from Chicago, IL

Oven stopped working/slow to ignite

Although the ignitors glowed brilliant yellow I learned from an expert there are 2 fail modes. 1. that they break and don't glow well enough to ignite the gas or 2. they get resistive over the years and do not pass enough current to open the valve. This is important to know because the current passes through the ignitor before it gets to the valve. If the ignitor resists too much then the valve never gets enough power to open. As evidence you get slow ignitions until one day it stops altogether.

There are 2 ignitors in this oven. one for the broiler and 1 for the oven. The broiler is exposed so easily removed. For the oven you need to remove the flame spreader cover and the flame spreader. Need a good screw driver for all the screws in the oven because they get corroded from the hostile environment and also the factory torques them in pretty good when new. It is hard to get leverage leaning into an oven without leaning on the oven door which could unhinge it. With a good screw driver and getting a good seat into the screw you can break it loose. Then some muscle power to get it out. 1 screw refused to come out all the way so I grabbed it with some pliers and pulled and twisted it out. A trick I learned from my days as a mechanic is to use valve lapping compound on the screw driver. The diamond dust bites into the screw for a grip on those really bad ones.

The last tricky part is you have to remove the back cover on the oven, unplug the wires and pull the ignitor out through the oven. When you see the wires in the back you will see insulation packing.
Hint: If your smart you will tie a string to the wires before you pull it though so it is easier to pull the new ignitor wires back the same way. Else you need to use a stick to feel your way through the insulation packing to find the wires.

Hardest part of this job is undoing the screws. The rest is easy.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Mary Ellen from Altamont, NY

My stove had been taking an increasingly long time to warm up, and then would eventually would not warm up more than 315 degrees.

I researched the problem on the internet, and all of the data led me to believe I had a bad igniter. My husband and I viewed a youtube video about installing a new one, and then I read step by step instructions on another site. We thought we would be able to easily do this ourselves, so we ordered the part from PartSelect, and I received the part within a couple of days. After taking the back off the stove, and the pan off the bottom of the oven, we attached a string and pulled through the old wires, and then attached the new wires on the igniter and pulled them to the back of the stove and connected them. The part was exactly what we needed, and now the stove works like it did when it was brand new! I was very happy with the results! MEF

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: William from Covington, GA

Broiler would not ignite

There were two screws holding the igniter in place but one was stripped and had to be cut off with the Dremel tool. Then it was a matter of removing 3 screws from the back of the oven and disconnecting the two wires to the igniter. The description for the igniter implies that there will be screws but I supplied my own to finish the job.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set
Customer: Cliff from Duxbury, MA

Broken wire

had to take the stove out to get the back off to replace the part.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: STEPHEN from LAPEER, MI

Igniter failer

Very easy, unscrew the old one remove the back panel tie a string to the wires pull though the front of the oven remove the string tie it to the new ingiter and pull the wires back though the oven back wall and hook up the wires and screw it back into place.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools:
Customer: ROBERT from WILMETTE, IL

Ignitor failed

The instructions already posted are good; the only twist on the problem I had is that I have the model with no broiler. So that caused a bit of confusion on my part, but what I needed is the lower igniter, (part #PS11747123) illustrated on the schematic diagram, with two separate leads, not a single plug. After I figured that out it was a walk in the park. And...just to be accurate...I discovered that the factory had patched in wire extenders on each lead with wire nuts. Evidently the original igniter leads used when the stove was manufactured were too short to reach through the back wall, so they had to extend them. If that is your case also, just remove the extender wire with the cap nuts, the new igniter leads are plenty long enough to reach through the back wall of the oven and clip on to the terminals of the gas valve.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Doug from MOUNT VERNON, WA

Gas broiler stopped working

I unscrewed the igniter from the top of the oven, and removed the back panel of the stove. I had a friend in the back while I jiggled the two wires to see which ones they where. Then I had to use two pliers to pull the connectors apart. I tied a string to the two wires and pulled them out through the oven and left the string and tied the new wires to the string and pulled the new wires through the back of the stove, and replaced the back and screws.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Kathleen from Chicago, IL

Oven never heated hot enough to bake or roast!!

My son had first removed the 2 screws to disconnect the damaged element. He then removed the element
by pulling it out and disconnected the wires.

I was si grateful when he was able to connect the new igniter so we could have cookies for Christmas...thank you for your very prompt delivery of the element and the ease to reconnect it.

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Model Cross Reference

This part works with the following models:

PartSelect Number: PS11747136
Manufacturer Part Number: WP9753108
Brand Model Number Description
WhirlpoolGW395LEGB0Range - Slide-in, Gas
WhirlpoolGW395LEGB1Range - Slide-in, Gas
WhirlpoolGW395LEGB3Range - Slide-in, Gas
WhirlpoolGW395LEGB4Range - Slide-in, Gas
WhirlpoolGW395LEGQ0Range - Slide-in, Gas
WhirlpoolGW395LEGQ1Range - Slide-in, Gas
WhirlpoolGW395LEGQ3Range - Slide-in, Gas
WhirlpoolGW395LEGQ4Range - Slide-in, Gas
WhirlpoolGW395LEGT3Range - Slide-in, Gas
WhirlpoolGW395LEGT4Range - Slide-in, Gas
WhirlpoolGW395LEGZ0Range - Slide-in, Gas
WhirlpoolGW395LEGZ1Range - Slide-in, Gas
WhirlpoolGW395LEGZ3Range - Slide-in, Gas
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KitchenAidKGRT500FAL0Range
KitchenAidKGRT500FAL1Range
KitchenAidKGRT500FAL2Range
KitchenAidKGRT500FWH0Range
KitchenAidKGRT500FWH1Range
KitchenAidKGRT500FWH2Range
KitchenAidKGRT507BAL1Range
KitchenAidKGRT507BAL2Range
KitchenAidKGRT507BAL3Range
KitchenAidKGRT507BBL1Range
KitchenAidKGRT507BBL2Range