Frigidaire Oven Light/Bulb [How To, Issues & Solutions]

Does your Frigidaire oven light keep blinking or does it not turn on at all? In this article, we will talk about Frigidaire oven light problems and how to fix them.

Frigidaire Oven Light Not Working — How To Fix

Below we have listed the four possible reasons why your Frigidaire oven light won’t work.

1. Light Bulb

This is the most likely reason why your Frigidaire oven light won’t work. Follow these steps to replace your Frigidaire oven light bulb…

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

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Slide out the racks in the oven.

Step 4: Push the metal light cover retainer to the right.

Step 5: Remove the light cover.

Step 6: Remove the light bulb by turning it counterclockwise.

Step 7: Get a new light bulb. Make sure you get the right one for your oven’s model.

Step 8: Screw the light bulb into the socket.

Step 9: Return the light cover and push the metal retainer back to hold it in place.

Step 10: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 11: Close the oven door.

Step 12: Plug the oven’s power cord in and push the oven back to the wall.

If your Frigidaire oven light still doesn’t work, keep reading.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace a Frigidaire oven light bulb.

2. Light Socket

To test and replace a Frigidaire oven light socket, follow these steps…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

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

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: Take out the oven racks.

Step 5: Push the metal retainer of the light cover to the right.

Step 6: Remove the light cover and set it aside.

Step 7: Unscrew the light bulb by turning it to the left.

Step 8: Go to the oven’s rear and take out the screw underneath the lower back panel. If there is no screw underneath the lower back panel, skip this step.

Step 9: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s lower back panel using a quarter inch nut driver. There should be about four screws.

Step 10: Lift the panel off and set it aside.

Step 11: Disconnect the wires from the light socket. The light socket is on the right.

Step 12: Using a multimeter, test the light socket for continuity. If there is no continuity, the light socket should be replaced.

Step 13: Squeeze the plastic clips on the light socket together and push it through the hole.

Step 14: Remove the light socket and get a new one.

Step 15: Align the clips on the light socket into the slots in the frame.

Step 16: Push the light socket into place.

Step 17: Reconnect the wires to the light socket.

Step 18: Reposition the lower back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 19: Return the other screw underneath the panel.

Step 20: Screw the light bulb back into the socket.

Step 21: Return the light cover and push the metal retainer back to hold it in place.

Step 22: Return the racks to the oven.

Step 23: Shut the door.

Step 24: Plug the oven’s power cord into the outlet and push the oven back to the wall.

If your Frigidaire oven light still wont work, keep reading.

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

3. Light Switch

If the light switch in a Frigidaire oven fails, the light won’t turn on. Below are the steps you need to follow in order to replace a Frigidaire oven light switch…

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Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: Take out the screw underneath the front lip of the stove top. There will be two or three screws.

Step 5: Lift the stove top.

Step 6: Prop the stove top with a sturdy piece of wood.

Step 7: Disconnect the wire from the light switch. The light switch is on the left side.

Step 8: Squeeze the tabs on the switch and push it out.

Step 9: Test the light switch using a multimeter. If there is no continuity, the switch should be replaced.

Step 10: Get a new light switch and push it in.

Step 11: Reconnect the wires to the light switch.

Step 12: Lower the stove top and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 13: Close the oven door.

Step 14: Plug the oven back in and push it back to the wall.

Also follow the steps above if your Frigidaire oven light is blinking.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace a Frigidaire oven light switch.

If this method of replacing a Frigidaire oven light switch doesn’t work on your oven, follow these steps…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord.

Step 3: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s upper back panel using a quarter inch nut driver.

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

Step 5: Note where each wire goes on the light switch. The light switch will be at the top of the control panel assembly.

Step 6: Disconnect the wires connected to the light switch.

Step 7: Push the light switch out by squeezing the tabs together.

Step 8: Test the light switch with a multimeter. If there is no continuity, the light switch should be replaced.

Step 9: Get a replacement light switch.

Step 10: Push the light switch into place.

Step 11: Connect the wires to the right places on the light switch.

Step 12: Reposition the oven’s upper back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 13: Plug the oven back in.

Step 14: Push the oven back to the wall.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace a Frigidaire oven light switch.

4. Control Board

This is the final possible reason why your Frigidaire oven light won’t work. Before replacing the control board, make sure to check all the other components above. If none of the components are faulty, read this article to replace the control board in a Frigidaire oven.

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Frigidaire Oven Light Won’t Turn Off — How To Fix

If your Frigidaire oven light won’t turn off, there is more than one possible reason. Below, we have listed them and what to do about them.

1. Partially Open Door Or Faulty Light Switch

If your oven door doesn’t close properly, it won’t come in contact with the light switch. As a result, your Frigidaire oven light won’t turn off. Open the oven door and press the light switch, it the light still doesn’t turn off, the light switch should be replaced. However, if the light turns off, the oven door seal or hinges should be replaced in order to get the door to close properly. Read the section above this one to replace your oven light switch. To replace your Frigidaire oven door seal or door hinges, read this article.

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2. Control Board

If your oven door closes properly and the light switch isn’t faulty, the control board probably is. Read this article to replace the control board in a Frigidaire oven.

Frigidaire Oven Light Keeps Burning Out — How To Fix

If your Frigidaire oven light keeps burning out, it’s probably because you keep using the wrong type of bulb. If you by the wrong bulb for your oven, it will burn out. To know what bulb type your oven requires, check your owner’s manual.

How To Turn Off Light On Frigidaire Oven

To turn off your Frigidaire oven light, simply flip the light switch or push it in. The light switch is at the top of the control panel assembly. If you don’t see a light switch there, open the oven door. The light switch should be on the left side of the oven’s frame.

Frigidaire Oven Element Light Stays On — How To Fix

If your Frigidaire surface element light won’t turn off, the surface element switch is faulty. Below, we have listed the steps for you to follow in order to replace the surface element switch in a Frigidaire stove…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord. You could also switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Go to the oven’s rear.

Step 3: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s upper back panel in place using a quarter inch nut driver.

Step 4: Remove the panel and set it aside.

Step 5: Go to the front of the oven and pull out the control knob of the faulty burner.

Step 6: You will see two screws. Take them out.

Step 7: Go back to the oven’s rear and disconnect the wires from the faulty surface element switch. Make sure to take a picture of the wires before doing this.

Step 8: Get a new surface element switch.

Step 9: Position the surface element switch in the oven and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 10: Reconnect the wires to the surface element switch. Make sure each wire goes to the right place.

Step 11: Return the oven’s back panel and the screws which hold them in place.

Step 12: Reconnect the oven’s power.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace the surface element switch in a Frigidaire range oven.

Frigidaire Stove Won’t Light — How To Fix

If your Frigidaire stove won’t light, the igniter or spark module is faulty. Below we show you how to replace these two components in a Frigidaire oven.

1. Igniter

Follow the steps below to replace the igniter of a Frigidaire stove…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord and turn off the gas supply.

Step 2: Lift off the burner grates and caps.

Step 3: Take out the screws which hold the burner bases in place using a 3/16th inch nut driver. If there are no screws, just lift the burner bases off.

Step 4: After taking out the screws, lift the burner bases off and set aside.

Step 5: Using a quarter inch nut driver, take out all the screws which hold the orifice holders to the stove top. There should be ten screws on the stove top.

Step 6: Pull off the oven control knobs making sure to note where each one goes first. Take a picture to make it easier.

Step 7: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the two screws which hold the oven’s front panel in place. You will need to open the oven door.

Step 8: Remove the front panel and take out the two screws under the stove top.

Step 9: Lift the stove top off and set it aside.

Step 10: Disconnect the wire from the igniter of the faulty burner.

Step 11: Remove the igniter from the orifice holder and get a new one.

Step 12: Position the new igniter in the orifice holder and connect the wire to it.

Step 13: Return the stove top.

Step 14: Secure the stove top with the two screws.

Step 15: Return the oven’s front panel and the screws which hold it in place.

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Step 16: Close the oven door.

Step 17: Push the oven control knobs back in.

Step 18: Pull off the orifice holders and secure them with the screws.

Step 19: Reposition the burner bases and hold them in place with the screws.

Step 20: Return the burner caps and grates.

Step 21: Plug the oven back in and turn the gas supply back on.

2. Spark Module

If replacing the igniter didn’t fix the problem, follow these steps to replace the spark module…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet and turn off the gas supply.

Step 3: Take out the screws which hold the oven’s lower back panel in place. There should be about six screws.

Step 4: Remove the panel and set it aside.

Step 5: Detach the spark module from the oven frame. The spark module will be on the right side of the oven’s upper back.

Step 6: Get a new spark module.

Step 7: Disconnect the wires from the old spark module and connect them to the new one. Make sure to connect each wire to the right place.

Step 8: Reposition the spark module on the oven frame.

Step 9: Return the oven’s lower back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 10: Plug the oven back into the outlet.

Step 11: Turn the oven’s gas supply back on.

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

If this method for replacing a Frigidaire oven spark module doesn’t work on your oven model, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

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

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

Step 4: Lift off the burner grates and burner caps.

Step 5: Take out the screws which hold the burner bases to the stove top with a 3/16th inch nut driver or socket.

Step 6: Set the burner bases aside.

Step 7: Take out the screws on the stove top which hold the orifice holders in place using a quarter inch nut driver.

Step 8: Open the oven door.

Step 9: Take a picture of the oven’s front panel to remember where each control knob goes.

Step 10: Pull the control knobs off.

Step 11: Take out the screws under the oven’s front panel using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 12: Remove the front panel.

Step 13: Take out the other screws which hold the stove top in place. There are two screws under the stove top.

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

Step 15: Take a picture of the spark module to remember where each wire goes. The spark module is on the left.

Step 16: Take out the Philips head screw which holds the spark module in place.

Step 17: Remove the spark module and get a replacement.

Step 18: Secure the new spark module to the oven frame with the screw.

Step 19: Reconnect the wires to the spark module making sure each one goes to the right place.

Step 20: Reposition the stove top and secure it with the screws.

Step 21: Return the front panel and the screws under it.

Step 22: Push the oven control knobs back into the right places.

Step 23: Close the oven door.

Step 24: Pull the orifice holders up and hold them in place with the screws.

Step 25: Return the burner bases and the screws which hold them in place.

Step 26: Also return the burner caps and grates.

Step 27: Plug the oven back in.

Step 28: Turn the gas supply back in.

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

How To Light A Frigidaire Gas Stove Top

To light a Frigidaire gas stove top, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Turn on your oven’s gas supply.

Step 2: Push in the control knob of the burner you wish to use.

Step 3: Turn the knob to the left.

Step 4: To reduce the flame, turn the knob more to the left.

Frigidaire Oven Won’t Light

If your Frigidaire oven won’t light, the igniter is probably faulty. Read this article to replace the igniter in a Frigidaire oven.

Frigidaire Oven Pilot Light Location

The location of an oven’s pilot light differs depending on your oven model. To know where the pilot light in your Frigidaire oven model is located, check your owner’s manual.

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