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Offline sipsey

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magic chef gas range
« on: November 11, 2008, 11:06:44 AM »

the oven burners on my range will not ignite without slamming the oven door very hard. you can see the glow bar glowing but it will not light till you slam the door

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Re: magic chef gas range
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2008, 12:19:46 PM »
Slamming the door makes the bimetal open the gas valve because the ignitor is weak. It should be real bright. If it is dim orange it is bad. If it won't pull 3.5 amps it is bad.
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