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Oven Igniter - Vertical Mount

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PartSelect Number PS2085070
Manufacturer Part Number 74007498
Manufactured by Whirlpool

This broil igniter assembly comes with its own metallic mounting bracket and a 7-inch-long dual wire lead with a plastic plug. This part will need to be repaired if your oven element is giving off no heat or very little, or is not heating evenly. You may also notice a smell of gas. The ignitor may still be glowing, but could still have gone bad. You will need a 1/4-inch nut-driver and a 5/16 nut-driver. Open the oven door and pull the door off the hinges to completely remove. Pull out the racks. Using your 1/4-inch nut driver, take out the screws at the bottom rear end of the oven, which will allow you to completely remove the bottom. Unscrew the nuts holding the igniter in place. Remove the igniter with the 5/16 nut driver. You should now have access to remove the old igniter.

This part works with the following brands: Maytag, Amana, Magic Chef, Jenn-Air, Whirlpool, Crosley, KitchenAid, Admiral.

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

This part fixes the following symptoms:

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

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Question:

Oven will not light. No smell of gas. Changed out oven igniter. Put everything back together and tried oven. Oven still does not come on. I hear a click in control panel, but no fire in oven. Anything i can do to make the oven work?

Randy for model number GW397LXUS06
Answer:

Hello Randy, Thank you for your question. If the igniter is working and the oven still does not light, it may be an issue with your gas supply. I would check the regulator as well as the Safety Valve (Part# PS11744553). Best of luck with your repair.

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Question:

Oven has slowly been failing to maintain temperature. It final decided not to come up to temp at all. The piece of metal in the back was glowing like it was hot though. Using a long lighter it did ignite and slowly increase in temp but very slowly. What parts would you suggest. Thanks.

Aaron for model number mgr4452bdw
Answer:

Hi Aaron, Thank you for the question, I recommend replacing the Oven Igniter.This part will need to be repaired if your oven element is giving off no heat or very little, or is not heating evenly. You may also notice a smell of gas. The ignitor may still be glowing, but could still have gone bad. Hope this helps!

Question:

My igniter wires go through the back of the oven where do i plug in my new one do the wires connect through the back do i have to pull my wall oven out to get access to those wires

Randy for model number JGW8130DDW
Answer:

Hi Randy, Thank you for your inquiry. You should not need to pull your appliance to replace these parts. However you may have to remove your appliance if your wires fell back into the hole. I hope that helps. Good luck with your repair.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter - Vertical Mount
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Wrench set
Customer: Godfrey from new york, NY

The igniter was just glowing and it didn't open the gas valve

I removed the screws and unplugged the connectors and i inserted the new igniter which was glowwing much brighter than the old one which gave me an indication that it has the amount of temperature to open the gas valve.Idid a good job.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter - Vertical Mount
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: William from Rockford, MI

Oven burner will not light consistantly

The oven was inconsistanty lighting and I could not predict when it would. After reading some repair reviews I determined that the problem was most likely the igniter. I purchased one from your site and it arrived the next day. Awsome! Had to take out six screws to get to the wiring and removed the igniter. The wiring was a simple plug. Replaced the igniter in about 20 minutes and the oven has been working flawless every since. THANKS!

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter - Vertical Mount
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Donald from Mokena, IL

Old igniter wouldn't get hot enough to allow gas flow

Nothing to it - remove oven bottom, and burner cover, unscrew the 2 scews holding the igniter
(one of mine sheared off now only one is holding the new igniter in - it still works) unplug wire at the connector then reverse and the oven is as good as new. The best part is that I received my part in only 2 days.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter - Vertical Mount
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: W from Jonesboro, GA

Oven pilot glow only

Open oven door remove trays.. remove floor of oven...remove single screw holding heat shield... unscrew two srews holding ignitor and unclip plastic...done..reverse to install

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter - Vertical Mount
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: Toni from Canoga Park, CA

The oven igniter lit up, but did not trigger the gas.

This website easily diagnosed the probable problem. We ordered the suggested part and my husband replaced it, despite a slightly eroded, rusted screw that was stubborn to remove, in about 20 minutes. The oven is working perfectly. With tax we spent about 50 bucks. I was sure we needed a new oven. We, ironically, celebrated by going out to dinner!

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Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
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Customer: Mark from Medford, MA

Really helpful site, fast shipping

My oven would not work. It took longer & longer to fire, finally died. I did an online search & found partselect.com, with it's very helpful troubleshooting info, and somebody posted info that 80-90% of the time it's the ignitor that has failed. I ordered it Sunday night, it arrived Tuesday. I took the door off for easy access, took the bottom of the oven out, removed the flame shield and replaced the ignitor. I tested it and it worked! The hardest part was moving the stove away from the wall & threading the ignitor plug thru the back of the oven. The cheapest appliance repair visit would have been $89 + cost of parts. Sears charges $129. I think I saved at least $100, thanks to partselect.com.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter - Vertical Mount
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: patricia from tinton falls, NJ

Oven wasn't getting hot and smelled gassy

We took the interior floor out, pulled the stove away from counter, before that turned all electricity to the house off. Then we unscrewed the ignitor inside then underneath unplugged it and plugged in the new one, cleaned to oven and screwed the ignitor in and replaced the interior floor and we were done.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter - Vertical Mount
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Anthony from Milford, DE

Ignitor was purchased as spare, was not installed

part was purchased as spare because when the ignitor goes bad no warning is given it just fails.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter - Vertical Mount
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: derric from howell, MI

Oven would not lite.

removed the old defective ingniter and installed new igniter turned on the ove n and wala, it was like brand new.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter - Vertical Mount
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Dean from Fort Dodge, IA

Oven would not ignite

Removed bottom tray in oven, used nut driver to remove igniter, pulled oven out from wall and unplugged cord, did steps in reverse and repair was done. Very good tip on what was wrong with oven and how to diagnose the problem. I will defintly use your tips and purchase parts from you in the future if the need arises.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter - Vertical Mount
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Wrench set
Customer: EARL from OAKBROOK, IL

Stove didn't light.

i ordered the part, it came in speedy quick,and it was very easy to install i saved $200 bucks, and my mom was the happiest person in the world. thank you.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter - Vertical Mount
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: Jimmie from Rison, AR

Oven would light , but would not go over 350 degrees

Checked troubleshooting guide on website / ordered part / replaced part by removing two screws in oven on bottom pan/ removed inside oven bottom for easiy access/ removed two screws from bracket holding down the heating element/separated the electrical plug in back releasing the wires to heating element/ installed the new element with two screws / connected the electrical plug/ installed the bottom panel inside oven / installed two screws inside oven on bottom panel. Checked operation of unit- gas lit ok - pushbutton panel did not increase heat seting properly/ dismantled the control panel / dismanteled the circuit board / found remains of several roaches inside circuit board recess/ cleaned all pushbutton points and re-assembled unit - all worked fine except when oven burner went off - the gas valve would not shut off completely - leaving a small flame burning at the gaaas valve orifice "DANGEROUS". I checked troubleshooting guide again / ordered a new valve - installed - (did not come with a new Propane orifice ) - had to use old one ( should have either asked me or just sent one when I ordered) - received new valve - installed with old Propane orifice - all works well now.

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Parts Used:
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Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: mary from gore springs, MS

Stove would not preheat above 175

My stove would take forever to preheat and sometimes it wouldn't heat above 175. I order a new igniter, which was located under the drip pan . It took less then ten mins to replace and the stove is working like new.

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter - Vertical Mount
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: ROBYN from ELIZABETH, NJ

The oven would not come on.

We hired the neighborhood handy man, and he was able to repair the oven in about 15 minutes. I order the part and received it the next day. Excellent Service!!

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Parts Used:
  • Oven Igniter - Vertical Mount
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: William from Forked River, NJ

Smell of gas and would not always light or took forever to preheat

Remove the oven door by opening halfway and lifting door away from stove. Removed racks and bottom pan from oven area exposing the gas bar and vertical mount igniter. Next remove bottom storage door. With phillips screwdriver remove 2 screws securing rear cover plate in back of storage area, accessing the igniter connection, and unplug the plug. Next back in oven, remove 2 5/16 sheet metal screws securing igniter with a nut driver and remove igniter by getly pulling disconnected end thru to oven. Now reverse process, install new vertical mount igniter and push connection down thru to storage area, then reconnect wire connection and put cover plate back on.
At this piont I turned oven on and checked igniter, it glowed red right away and the oven lit right up. Put storage door, oven door, bottom oven panel, and racks back in and done. Took 15 minutes tops, and anyone can do this, super easy. My oven would sometimes take half hour to preheat to 350,if it even lit, now 5 minutes, and it lights every time. Save the cost of a repair man folks, this one can be done by any weekend warrior.
I would just like to note....if you are uncomfortable with disconnecting wire plugs and plugging them back in, just unplug the oven from the wall as well before changing out the part, just to be safe.

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Manufacturer Part Number: 74007498
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