Frigidaire Oven Igniter [How To, Problems & Solutions]

Has your Frigidaire oven igniter stopped working? In this article, we will show you how to replace a Frigidaire oven igniter and more.

Frigidaire Oven Igniter Not Working — How To Fix

If your Frigidaire oven igniter won’t turn on or your Frigidaire oven igniter is not glowing, there are three possible reasons. We have listed them below an how to fix them.

1. Igniter

The first and most likely reason your Frigidaire oven igniter won’t turn on is because it’s faulty. Below we show you how to replace the igniter of your Frigidaire oven…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord.

Step 2: Shut off the gas supply as well.

Step 3: To make it easier to access the igniter, the door should be uninstalled. Open the oven door and flip the locks on the hinges down with a flat head screwdriver.

Step 4: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

Step 5: Hold the sides of the door tightly and lift it off the oven.

Step 6: Set the door aside on a cloth lined surface.

Step 7: Take out the racks in the oven.

Step 8: Using the same flat head screwdriver, take out the two screws on the bottom of the oven interior which hold the panel in place.

Step 9: Lift the bottom panel out of the oven and set it aside.

Step 10: Take out the screw which secures the burner shield using a 3/18th inch nut driver or socket.

Step 11: Remove the burner shield and set it aside.

Step 12: Pull out the oven’s bottom drawer.

Step 13: Take out the screw at the left side of the oven which holds the igniter wire cover in place. Do this with a 1/4th inch nut driver or socket.

Step 14: Move the cover and disconnect the wire plug connected to the igniter.

Step 15: Disconnect the to wires connected to the terminals of he safety valve.

Step 16: Take out the screw at the back and front of the oven which secure the burner tube.

Step 17: Lift the burner tube off the safety valve.

Step 18: Take out the two screws which hold the igniter to the burner tube.

Step 19: Remove the igniter and get a replacement.

Step 20: Position the new igniter on the burner tube.

Step 21: Hold the igniter in place with the two screws.

Step 22: Take the burner tube back to the oven and position it on the safety valve.

Step 23: Secure the tube with the two screws.

Step 24: Reconnect the wires to the safety valve.

Step 25: Connect the igniter wire plug back to the oven.

Step 26: Hold the wire cover in place with the screw.

Step 27: Reposition the burner shield and hold it in place with the screw.

Step 28: Return the bottom panel to the oven.

Step 29: Secure the panel to the oven with the two screws.

Step 30: Lift the oven door.

Step 31: Position each hinge into the slot on each side of the oven.

Step 32: Open the oven door fully.

Step 33: Flip the hinge locks back.

Step 34: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 35: Close the door of the oven.

Step 36: Plug the oven’s power cord back in and turn on the gas supply.

If you would like a visual of how to replace a Frigidaire oven igniter, watch the video below.

2. Safety Valve

Below we show you how to test and replace the safety valve in a Frigidaire oven…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord.

Step 2: Turn off the gas supply as well.

Step 3: Go to the oven’s rear.

Step 4: Using a 9/16th inch wrench and a pair of channel lock pliers, Take out the nut which holds the gas supply tube to the safety valve on the lower rear of the oven.

Step 5: Open the oven door.

Step 6: Flip the clips on the door hinges down with a flat head screwdriver.

Step 7: Close the door till it stops.

Step 8: Lift the door off and set on a cloth lined surface. Do not hold the door by the handle as you lift it off.

Step 9: Remove the racks in the oven.

Step 10: Using a flat head screwdriver, take out the two screws which hold the oven interior’s bottom panel in place.

Step 11: Remove the panel from the oven.

Step 12: Take out the screw which holds the heat shield using a 3/18 inch nut driver or socket.

Step 13: Remove the heat shield and pull out the oven’s bottom drawer.

Step 14: Disconnect the wires connected to the safety valve terminals.

Step 15: Take out the two screws which hold the burner tube in place. There will be one at the front and one at the back.

Step 16: Move the tube to the side.

Step 17: Take out the screw which holds the safety valve and mounting bracket in place.

Step 18: Remove the safety valve lift the mounting bracket off.

Step 19: Test the safety valve with a multimeter. If there is no continuity, the valve should be replaced.

Step 20: Get a new safety valve and position the mounting bracket on it.

Step 21: Screw it to the oven.

Step 22: Reposition the burner tube on the valve.

Step 23: Return the two screws which hold the burner tube in place.

Step 24: Reconnect the wires to the safety valve.

Step 25: Return the heat shield and secure it with the screw.

Step 26: Reposition the bottom panel.

Step 27: Return the two screws which hold the bottom panel in place.

Step 28: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 29: Position the door hinges back into the slots on the sides of the oven.

Step 30: Open the oven door fully and flip back the hinge clips.

Step 31: Close the door and push the bottom drawer back in.

Step 32: Secure the gas supply tube to the safety valve with the nut. Make sure it’s properly tightened.

Step 33: Turn the gas supply back on.

Step 34: Plug the oven back in.

If your Frigidaire oven igniter still won’t work, keep reading.

The video below will walk you through the process of replacing the safety valve in a Frigidaire oven.

3. Control Board

In some cases, a faulty control board is the reason a Frigidaire oven igniter won’t work. If the control board is faulty, the igniter won’t receive the voltage to work. Make sure to check the other two components above before replacing the control board. Below we show you how to replace the control board in a Frigidaire oven…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Take out the screws which hold the upper back panel of the oven in place.

Step 4: Lift the upper back panel off and set it aside.

Step 5: Take a picture of the control board to remember where the wires go.

Step 6: Disconnect the wires connected to the control board.

Step 7: Take out the screws which hold the control board to the oven.

Step 8: Remove the control board.

Step 9: Pry the touchpad off the control board using a putty knife.

Step 10: Get a new control board and stick the touchpad to it.

Step 11: Secure the new control board to the oven with the screws.

Step 12: Reconnect the wires to the control board using the picture you took for reference.

Step 13: Reposition the upper back panel and secure with the screws.

Step 14: Plug the oven back in.

Also follow the steps above if your Frigidaire oven igniter is not getting power.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the control board in a Frigidaire oven.

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How To Test Frigidaire Oven Igniter

Follow the steps below to test a Frigidaire oven igniter…

Step 1: Get a multimeter.

Step 2: Turn the multimeter to the lowest ohms setting.

Step 3: If your multimeter is analog, touch the two probes together while adjusting the needle to 0.

Step 4: Get the igniter.

Step 5: Touch one multimeter probe to one of the igniter terminals and the other probe to the other terminal.

Step 6: If the reading is anywhere from 0 to 1100 ohms, the igniter is still good. If the display doesn’t change, there is no continuity. Replace the igniter if there is no continuity.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to test a Frigidaire oven igniter.

How To Clean A Frigidaire Oven Igniter

To clean your Frigidaire oven igniter, follow the steps below….

Step 1: Take the igniter out from the oven.

Step 2: Using a toothbrush, scrub off any food debris or dirt on the igniter.

Step 3: Clean the igniter with paper towels.

Step 4: Return the igniter to the oven.

Frigidaire Stove Top Igniter Not Working — How To Fix

If your Frigidaire stove top igniter is not working, the igniter or spark module has gone bad. Below, we show you how to replace these components in a Frigidaire stove…

1. Igniter

If your Frigidaire stove top igniter is not working, this is the first thing you should replace. Below are the steps for you to follow in order to replace the igniter of your Frigidaire stove…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Shut off the oven’s gas supply.

Step 3: Lift the burner grates off and set them aside.

Step 4: Also remove the burner caps.

Step 5: Lift off the center burner base and set aside.

Step 6: Take out the screws which hold the other burner bases in place using a 3/16th inch nut driver.

Step 7: Using a quarter inch nut driver or socket, take out all the screws on the stove top.

Step 8: Take a picture of the oven control knobs to remember where each one goes.

Step 9: Pull the control knobs off.

Step 10: Open the oven door.

Step 11: Take out the two screws under the oven’s front panel.

Step 12: Lift the panel off and set it aside.

Step 13: Take out the other screws which hold the stove top in place. There will be two underneath it.

Step 14: Pull the stove top and remove it.

Step 15: Pull out the igniter of the faulty burner from the orifice holder.

Step 16: Disconnect the wire connected to the igniter.

Step 17: Get a new igniter.

Step 18: Connect the wire to the new igniter.

Step 19: Position the igniter in the orifice holder.

Step 20: Reposition the stove top and return the two screws which hold it in place.

Step 21: Return the oven’s front panel.

Step 22: Secure the panel with the two screws.

Step 23: Push the oven control knobs back in making sure each one goes to the right place.

Step 24: Close the oven door.

Step 25: Return the screws on the stove top which hold it in place.

Step 26: Return the burner bases.

Step 27: Hold the burner bases in place with the screws.

Step 28: Return the center burner base.

Step 29: Position the burner caps back on the bases.

Step 30: Also return the grates.

Step 31: Plug the oven back in.

Step 32: Turn the gas supply back on.

2. Spark Module

If more than one of your stove top igniters isn’t working, follow the steps below to replace the spark module…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Shut off the gas supply.

Step 3: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 4: Lift the grates off the stove top and set them aside.

Step 5: Lift the burner caps and center burner base off the stove top as well.

Step 6: Take out the screws which hold the remaining four burner bases in place with a 3/16th inch nut driver or socket.

Step 7: Set the burner bases aside.

Step 8: Take out all the screws on the stove top using a 1/4th inch nut driver or socket.

Step 9: Note where each control knob goes on the front panel. You can take a picture to make it easier.

Step 10: Pull all the control knobs off.

Step 11: Open the oven door and take out the two Philips head screws under the oven’s front panel.

Step 12: Remove the panel.

Step 13: Take out the other two screws under the stove top.

Step 14: Lift the stove top and set it aside.

Step 15: Note where each wire goes on the spark module or take a picture to make it easier. The spark module is at the left.

Step 16: Disconnect the wires connected to the spark module.

Step 17: Take out the screw which holds the spark module in place.

Step 18: Remove the metal mounting bracket from the spark module.

Step 19: Get a new spark module.

Step 20: Position the mounting bracket on the new spark module.

Step 21: Screw the spark module to the oven.

Step 22: Using the picture you took for reference, reconnect the wires to the spark module.

Step 23: Reposition the stove top.

Step 24: Hold the stove top in place with the two screws.

Step 25: Return the oven’s front panel and the screws which secure it.

Step 26: Push the control knobs back into the right places.

Step 27: Close the door of the oven.

Step 28: Return the screws on the stove top.

Step 29: Reposition the burner bases and hold them in place with the screws.

Step 30: Return the burner caps.

Step 31: Also return the grates.

Step 32: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on.

Step 33: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the spark module in a Frigidaire stove.

Frigidaire Oven Igniter FAQ

Frigidaire Gas Stove Igniter Location

Your Frigidaire oven igniter is located in the oven underneath the bottom panel and burner shield. Once you take out these two things, you will see the igniter on the right side of the burner tube.

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