Kenmore Gas Stove has ticking igniter


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Old 01-24-06, 07:24 AM
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Kenmore Gas Stove has ticking igniter

Hi there,

Wondering if anyone can help me out. We have a Kenore gas stove with a fixed top -- about two weeks ago, while I was cooking, the sparkers just turned on, and wouldn't turn off. They've been doing it ever since: tick tick tick... very annoying. The parts store said a new igniter would cost $75, so I'm wondering if I just turn the igniter off and use a match to light the flames instead of having to listen to the ticking noise. Anyone have any thoughts or suggestions?

Thanks so much,
Rob
 
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Hello Rob. Welcome to my Gas Appliances topic and the Do-It-Yourself Web Site.

For the time being, unplug the appliance to stop the clicking. Most likely a sparker or the spark module is defective. May have a fuse under the cover of the module. Remove fuse to stop the clicking and plug appliance back into wall outlet so the other electrcial items, if any, can work.

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40" Wedgewood oven, broiler won't light

Hello,
I have a 40" Wedgewood oven, that was here when I moved in
recently. There's a picture of it on this page, fourth row down, the one on the left. I was able to use the broiler once, that it wouldn't light again. Today the oven won't light. It does have a pilot light, which was out. I lit it, but the oven still won't heat up--nothing happens. (Note: When it lit in the past, there would be an intial noise--almost a ticking--then the whoosh of the gas lighting.) How might I fix it?

Thanks for your help!
 
 

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