My igniter on my stove will not light

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There are a few reasons why your igniter may not be lighting such as the gas valve not working or the temperature sensor is not functioning correctly. However, the most common reason for an igniter not lighting is that you have a bad igniter on your hands that needs replacing. This can be replaced in a pretty simple do it yourself way.

Parts/Supplies you will need:
-A new igniter: Electrolux Oven Igniter
-1/4 inch nut driver
-Work gloves

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Steps to replace:
1. Turn off the power source to the oven and turn the gas valve to the shut off position.
2. Located on the bottom oven panel inside the oven in the back area there will be two screws, unscrew these and slightly lift the panel and push it back. This will release the bottom oven panel so you are able to pull the bottom oven panel out of the oven.
3. Now that the bottom oven panel is removed you will see a bracket that is holding the igniter on the burner. Use your 1/4 inch nut driver to remove the 2 hex-headed screws from the bracket.
4. The igniter is attached to a wire harness, to disconnect the igniter release the locking tabs on the connector then pull the igniter out and dispose of it.
5. Take your new replacement ignitor and connect it to the wire harness.
6. Now you will want to reattach the igniter to the mounting bracket by re-screwing the mounting screws back into place and pushing the wires out of the way of the burner.
7. Put the bottom oven panel back into place.
8. Turn the gas valve into the on position and  your electricity source back on to test out your new igniter.

*WARNING: Before starting any repair, always make sure that the appliance is completely disconnected from the power and gas source by unplugging it or turning it to shut off position.  This tutorial is meant to be a guide and should not be used in place of the installation instructions provided by the manufacturer.

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