About a month ago the top burners stopped igniting and we had to light them with a hand held igniter. Not too much of a problem just kind of annoying. Now for about the last week the oven or broiler do not turn on. No gas smell, no clicking, just the light indicator coming on saying heat. The oven is 15 years old. I'm not sure if both problems are related or 2 separate things ie. parts to replace.
Answer Hello Gil,
With the top burners not operating it could be a bad burner switch 3196690 or spark module 8053421. Most likely spark module. With the oven not working it could be a bad ignitor 4342528, oven control 8053988 or bad bake valve 3196544. To test to see which would be faulty. You would want to use a multi meter and check the continuity of the ignitor switches. With the gas turned off and the unit unplugged, check for continuity across the terminals of the burner switches while in the on position. If any read open with no continuity then you would need to replace the switch. If they check ok then you would want to replace the spark module. On the oven you will want to do an amp draw on the ignitor. With unit plugged in but gas still off turn the oven to bake. Do amp draw and see if bake ignitor comes on and if it gets between 3.2 and 3.6 amps. If it does not come on then check the ignitor for being broken. If not broken then you will want to test the circuit at the control board to make sure that it is sending power to the ignitor. If you check from positon p5 to P2 pin 4 you should get 120 vac. If not then control is bad. You can test this with a multi-meter TJMA-DMT3. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html
Hello, Can you check if I ordered the igniter below? Oven Bake and Broil Igniter Part Number: AP3104565, MFG Part Number: 4342528, Made by: Whirlpool, I do not recall a confirmation e-mail. Thanks, Louis
Answer Hello Louis, if you used the same e-mail, I do not show any order in my system for you. If you need this ignitor 4342528, you can place an order online or call and one of our PartsPros will be glad to place the order for you. Thanks!
All of the burns on top all work but my oven and broil does not just a buzzer stays on.
Answer Hello Peter. Test the elements and make sure they read closed for continuity. If so, replace the control for the oven units. You can test this with a multi-meter TJMA-DMT3. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html
How to remove oven from wall to get to wires for the bake element.
Answer Hello Sherra, the bake element should be accessible from the front. There are two screws mounting it to the back wall of the oven. After turning off the breaker to disconnect power to the oven, remove the screws and gently pull the element forward until you can see the wire connections. You should be able to disconnect the wires from the old element and connect the wires to the new bake element WB44T10005, then re-install the screws. Note: When you disconnect the wiring from the old element, be careful not to let the wires slip back into the back wall where you cannot reach them. Hope this helps!
I have a GE XL44 Gas Oven Model JGBP24BEW1WH. The stove top burners work but, my oven and broiler don't. I see no flame or glow at the igniters. I don't hear any gas entering the over interior either. What's the best course of action?
Answer Hi. Use this method on diagnosing the bake and broil circuits. Is the Clock control lit up? If not make sure you have 120 vac to the clock. If so then do you hear a faint relay click (on the control board) when you command bake or broil? If not then replace the ERC part # WB27K10139. If so then check for 120vac at the Safety valve part # WB19K14. If you have the voltage then replace the safety valve. If not then measure resistance of the glow bar part # WB2X9154. If the glow bar has 50-150 ohms resistance then check the electrical supply to the range. If not then replace the glow bar. Remove the safety valve wires and measure the terminals for 1 ohm resistance. If open or more then 1 ohm then replace the valve. Thank You.
The little black box in the back melted the connectors to it, i was wondering what its called?
Answer Terry, I believe the box you are referring to is the terminal box. May we have your model number and we will be glad to verify further. Thanks.
Burners still light however the oven and Broiler do no light. I believe that it is the igniter but I guess that it could also be the safety valve?
Answer Hello Terry.
Test for 3.2-3.6 volts AC at the gas safety valve with the igniter turned on. If the voltage is there, you have a bad safety valve. If the voltage is low, you have a weak igniter and the igniter will need to be replaced. You can test this with a multi-meter TJMA-DMT3. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html