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Good morning, do you have a volt meter ? you need to test the thermal fuse. first thing. sometimes when the igniter shorts it can blow the thermal fuse. bare with me I'm looking for a diagram to show you its location. usually these are on the back of the range.
yes I have a meter. I checked continuity on the gas safety valve. there is continuity. looking for the thermal fuse
I guess I'll have to open the panel to see if it's there. Will do so. In the meanwhile I tested the voltage at valve. I get no voltage whatsoever at the leads. Is this consistent with a bad fuse?
My responses about the thermal fuses below the panel did not seem to register in the thread. Did you see them? thanks.
There are two thermal fuses under the panel. they both have conyiuity.
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I am looking everywhere in the back and around the oven where presumable gets hot. so far I don't see any other thermal fuses. still looking
this is the back with the panel removed.
I have run out of places to look. Don't see any removable panels.
yes those are the wires going from the igniter to the gas safety valve. I remove the to check continuity at the valve leads and to check for voltage at the valve. Will connect them again.
any other ideas as to where the fuse is? maybe this model does not have a thermal fuse? May be it is controlled by the thermostat probe?
yes sometimes they don't have thermal cutouts. and its hard to tell try putting the igniter back up in the broils and see if that lights
Neither igniter lights up. either there is a blown fuse (which we can't find) or there is a discontinuity somewhere.
I hear a very slight click, more like a snap. very faint but consistently from the panel when I start bak, not sre when I start broil.
Hi, I got blocked in the middle of the thread because my credit card invalidated the transaction because they found some suspicious activity. So I spent all this time troubleshooting that problem. I am back on the thread now. Sorry for the interruption. Are you still on? Will look at the power on the control panel now.
Well, while messing at the control panel I managed to break one of the thermal fuses plastic support. (I think it still works because has continuity) and I also managed to trip the main breaker to the range. I think everything is back to where it was before, but I have obviously reached my ability to deal with this problem. I will call a service tech to come and fix it.
I want to thank you for your help. I learned a lot anyway.