REMOVING A SPARK IGNITOR SWITCH & GAS VALVE
Electrical Shock Hazard
Disconnect from electrical supply before servic-
Failure to do so could result in death or electri-
CAUTION: When you work on the gas range, be
careful when handling the sheet metal parts. Sharp
edges may be present, and you can cut yourself if
you are not careful.
Turn off the gas to the range and disconnect
the power cord from the wall outlet.
Remove the grates from the maintop.
Lift the maintop and prop it up (use the proce-
dure on page 3-2 or page 3-4).
Pull the knobs off the gas valves.
Open the oven door and remove the three
screws from the bottom of the manifold panel,
and remove the panel.
Remove the burner from the defective ignitor
Pull the spark ignitor switch off the front of the
defective gas valve.
Cooking Products Service Manual
© 1996 Whirlpool Corporation
To remove a defective spark ignitor switch,
press a small screwdriver blade into the wire
slots, and pull the wires out of the connector,
then insert the wires into the new switch.
PULL WIRE TO
BLADE INTO SLOTS
TO RELEASE WIRES
To remove a defective gas valve, remove the
screw and rubber washer, and remove the
valve from the manifold.
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10. Mount the new gas valve to the manifold.
11. Mount the spark ignitor switch to the gas
12. Reassemble the range.
SPARK IGNITOR SWITCH
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