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my Matag Oven will not light. The ignighter glows but the

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my Matag Oven will not light. The ignighter glows but the gas valve does not open. The oven part number is XXXXX
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  rob clement replied 5 years ago.

rob clement :

Hi,you more than likely have a weak ignitor.

rob clement :

Do you have a meter to check for amperage?The ignitor should draw 3 to 3 1/2 amp in order for the valve to open

Expert:  John replied 5 years ago.

The ignitor needs to be replaced. The part number is XXXXX and the price is $42.55. You can buy it at


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