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    • Part Number: AP4093621
    • MFG Part Number: 74004053
    • Made by: Whirlpool
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None of my top burner ignitors are sparking. I have fixed this in the past by cleaning them and/or running them all hot for a while (I expected that one was shorted out). I had no luck this time. I've read that a likely cause is the spark module, but this stove is sealed in and getting it out and back in is going to require considerable work. Are there other parts I should consider replacing or tests I can run first that do not require pulling out the unit? I have some electrical knowledge and a multimeter. Also, if I had to, I'd probably just live with manually igniting the burners before pulling out the unit or spending a lot of $$ on a relatively cheap range. Thanks!

Oz S. for Model Number maytag mgr4411bdw

ANSWER Hello Oz, you could have a defective spark module 8215557. This part is what creates the spark on all the burners, if none of the burners are sparking this part could be culprit. Thanks! 

Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com   |   Sunday, August 28, 2011

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