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How to relight the pilot light in a Tappan gas oven

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How to relight the pilot light in a Tappan gas oven
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 6 years ago.
do you have a model number so that I can better assist you? And does your cooktop click to light the burners on the top or does it have a pilot lights for the burners?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Has a pilot light fot the burners and the model number is XXXXX
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 6 years ago.
ok this unit doesn't have a pilot light for the oven, it has an electronic oven igniter. If you open the door and remove all the racks inside the oven, you can then r emove the floor inside the oven. This will allow you to access the igniter on the back of the bake burner. The igniter generally lasts between 6-8 years before it fails and won't draw enough power to open the oven gas safety valve. Here is a link to the part you'd need to order and replace.


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