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Troubleshooting Procedures - Maytag ALY1680BD series Service Manual

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Troubleshooting Procedures

To avoid risk of electrical shock, personal injury, or death, disconnect power and gas before servicing, unless
testing requires power and/or gas.
Troubleshooting Chart
Problem
Surface burner fails to light.
Burner flame is uneven.
Surface burner flame lifts off
port or is yellow in color.
Oven burner fails to light.
Popping sound heard when
burner extinguishes.
Moisture condensation on
oven window (if equipped)
when oven is in use.
Baking results are not
satisfactory.
Oven smokes excessively
during broil.
Oven pilot will not light or
stay lit.
Oven smokes/odor first few
times of usage.
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Possible Cause
Clogged burner port(s) .............................
Surface control not completely turned to
the LITE position, or turned too quickly
from the LITE position ..............................
Damaged, wet or soiled burner ................
Clogged burner port(s) ............................. • Clean burner ports.
Air/gas mixture ......................................... • Adjust burner flame (some yellow
Oven pilot not lit........................................
Improper oven control setting...................
This is a normal sound that occurs with
some types of gas when a hot burner is
turned off .................................................. • This is not a safety hazard and will
Moisture in oven .......................................
Moisture in oven window ..........................
Oven not preheated or set to correct
temperature ..............................................
Oven thermostat sensing device not
inserted into clips......................................
Oven bottom panel incorrectly installed ...
Oven temperature set too high.................
Broil pan, broil area or oven soiled...........
Pilot tubing................................................
Gas pressure regulator.............................
Oven knob ................................................
Normal ...................................................... • Minor smoking and/or odor is normal
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Correction
• Clean burner ports.
• Continue to turn the LITE control in
the direction indicated until the
burner ignites.
• Clean and/or dry burner, replace
burner if damaged.
tipping with LP gas is acceptable).
• Light oven pilot. (See "Lighting Pilot
Burner," page C-4.)
• Push in and turn oven control to
desired temperature.
not damage the appliance.
• Leave oven door ajar for one or two
minutes to allow moisture to escape.
• Use a damp cloth to clean window to
prevent excess water from seeping
between the panels of glass.
• Preheat oven 10 to 15 minutes, or
set oven temperature to correct
temperature.
• Reinstall thermostat sensing device.
• Replace oven bottom correctly.
• Lower oven temperature.
• Clean broiler pan, broiler area or
oven.
• Pilot tubing may be clogged, kinked
or leaking at the fitting.
• Test pressure regulator, see Chapter
5, "Testing Procedures."
• Knob must be in PILOT ON position.
(See "Lighting Pilot Burner,"
page C-4.)
the first few times of oven usage.
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