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Offline jaworf

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Whirlpool oven "bake" setting doesn't light up.
« on: August 08, 2008, 09:14:30 PM »
Hi,

My whirlpool "imperial series" oven isn't working properly. The broil setting works fine (sparks and lights up immediately), but the bake setting won't light up. It sparks a few times, makes a sound like the gas is going, but never lights up and after a few sparks it shuts off (quites trying), althought the time keeps counting down from 10 min.

I can't find the model number on my stove; Whirlpool says that its in the storage drawer, but there is no sticker or plate in that drawer.

Please help.

Model Number: SF462LXSS0 icon

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Re: Whirlpool oven "bake" setting doesn't light up.
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2008, 10:47:45 PM »
The model is not IN the drawer, but on the front of the oven frame once you open the door. Usually on the left side.

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Re: Whirlpool oven "bake" setting doesn't light up.
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2008, 09:13:16 AM »
ok, the model # is SF462LXSS 0, it was inside the oven door.

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Re: Whirlpool oven "bake" setting doesn't light up.
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2008, 11:55:13 AM »
Jw, it might help to look at the thing first...save you a lot of writing.

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Re: Whirlpool oven "bake" setting doesn't light up.
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2008, 12:17:30 PM »
OK I been looking around and if I add a B instead of an S next to last letter I come up with this new fangled board. I bet it needs replacement.http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SSPartDetail.aspx?PartID=1038641&PPStack=1
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Re: Whirlpool oven "bake" setting doesn't light up.
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2008, 12:22:25 PM »
Jaws if you can locate this here fancy smancy board you may want to carefully clean the connections real good. Look for corrosion on the terminals. With any luck it might just be a loose or faulty connection.
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Re: Whirlpool oven "bake" setting doesn't light up.
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2008, 08:33:54 AM »
thanks for all the suggestions; I'll do some digging around and let you know what I come up with. 

 

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