How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask John Your Own Question
John, restaurant equipment technician
Category: Appliance
Satisfied Customers: 2136
Experience:  25+ years experience. I'm now employed by a commercial cooking equipment service company
Type Your Appliance Question Here...
John is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

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

Customer Question

my Matag Oven will not light. The ignighter glows but the gas valve does not open. The oven part number is XXXXX
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  rob clement replied 6 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 6 years ago.

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


If my answer helps you, please click on the 'accept' button. That's how we experts are paid for our efforts.