How a gas oven ignitor works

Here’s an excellent animation drawing of how an ignitor for a gas oven works. The url is pretty lengthy, so it’s in this link. Click here to view the animation in a new window.

Buy gas oven ignitors and other gas oven replacement parts online at APWagner.com.

Buy gas oven ignitors and other gas oven replacement parts online at APWagner.com.

If you have a cold oven or your gas oven takes a long time to light, chances are the igniter needs to be replaced. The ignitor is a small round or rectangular device located near the burner. The ignitor is wired in series with the gas safety valve. Your gas oven’s ignitor can weaken (glow a very dull red) which will not produce enough power to ignite the flame in your oven.

Buy a replacement gas oven ignitor online at APWagner.com. You will need to know the model number of your appliance in order to buy the correct part. This model number can be found on your appliance. If you do not know where to look, this page has simple diagrams of appliances and will point out all the places you can look for the model number of your appliance.

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