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Magic Chef Range oven burner will not light

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Magic Chef Range oven burner will not light
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If the ignitor is glowing and the oven is not lighting replace the ignitor. The ignitor is likely not drawing enough current through the valve. It needs to draw 3.2-3.5 amps through the valve for the valve to open. The ignitors generally last 6-8 years and is the most common issue of why the unit will not light up.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Am wondering if you received my other message? This site acting different than am used to. I want to know if there is a way to test ignitor with multitester ?


You need an amp meter to test the ignitor. A multimeter would just tell you if the element is good, but will not tell you if it is drawing enough current through the valve.