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Offline sipsey

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magic chef gas range
« on: November 11, 2008, 10:39:35 AM »

the oven burners do not ignite without having to slam the oven door. you can see the glow bar glowing, but you have to slam the door very hard to get it to ignite.

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Re: magic chef gas range
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2008, 12:21:06 PM »
Wow deja vu :D Slamming the door makes the bimetal open the gas valve because the ignitor is weak. It should be real bright. If it is dim orange it is bad. If it won't pull 3.5 amps it is bad.
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