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Will you please send me the model number, so I can look up the necessary technical information for you? Thank you.
Sorry for the delay. I was on a picnic with friends. Thank you for the model number. I'll look for technical information on your model, and I'll get back to you. Thank you.
Do you hear or see any sparking attempt at the spark electrode that's located near the broiler burner?
That's a normal current reading for the ignitor. What I'm trying to determine now is whether or not the electrode at the burner is trying to spark or not. It operates like a spark plug in an automobile engine. It is supposed to create at spark from the straight metal rod in the porcelain to the angled wire. It's that spark that lights the gas in the burner tube.
Let me search for parts information, and I'll get back to you. Thank you.
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Hi, welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you! If the igniter is working, which if drawing 3.5 amps it is, you either have a valve that is not opening or the broiler tube is plugged and not allowing the gas in. The attached page shows how to remove the infrared broil burner. Can you do so and see if there are any blockages in the tube that the gas has to flow through, please?
So the burner must be blocked. Is gas coming out of the orifice to the burner? I have seen mice get in those burners and get a nice little blockage in there, as well as spider webs!
Okay, so it has to be in the burner assembly. If you cannot clear it, you may need to replace it.
Well, if the gas is leaving the valve, traveling through the tube and to the burner but the burner is not lighting, then it has to be plugged somewhere.
Sounds good, keep me posted. If you are able, can you post a picture or two of what you see?
Are you certain the valve is opening to allow gas out of the valve and up to the burner?
Then the burner has to be plugged or the igniter is not installed properly. Remember, the gas pressure is very low, so blowing air with a compressor through the burner is not a good way to check it for obstruction.
Okay, let me know what you find out!