How to Replace Frigidaire Gas Oven Broil Igniter #316489401

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the broil igniter on a Frigidaire gas range. The most common reasons for replacing the broil igniter are when the oven doesn’t bake evenly, won’t heat, or won’t turn on.

All of the information for this broil igniter replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Kenmore, Frigidaire, Crosley, Tappan, Westinghouse, Electrolux

Tools needed: flat head screwdriver, 14” nut driver

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with any repair, be sure you unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to remove the racks from inside the oven.
3
Next, flip the hinge locks down on either side of the oven door.
4
Now lift the door up and out.
5
Next, remove the screws to detach the burner and shield assembly.
6
Remove the screws and detach the burner shield.
7
Unscrew the mounting screws to release the old igniter.
8
Your next step is to disconnect the wire.
9
Be aware that you may need to remove the appliance’s back panel to access the wire connector.
10
With the wire disconnected remove the old igniter.
11
Install the new igniter
12
By first reconnecting the wire then carefully mount the igniter to the burner tube using the screws.
13
Be careful not to touch the element itself.
14
Replace the burner shield assembly and screws.
15
If necessary, replace the back panel.
16
Reinstall the oven door by aligning the hinge hooks with the holes in the cabinet and push the hinge locks back into place
17
Replace the oven racks and plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the broil igniter on a Frigidaire gas range. The most common reasons for replacing the broil igniter are when the oven doesn’t bake evenly, won’t heat, or won’t turn on.

All of the information for this broil igniter replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Kenmore, Frigidaire, Crosley, Tappan, Westinghouse, Electrolux

Tools needed: flat head screwdriver, 14” nut driver
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with any repair, be sure you unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to remove the racks from inside the oven.
3
Next, flip the hinge locks down on either side of the oven door.
4
Now lift the door up and out.
5
Next, remove the screws to detach the burner and shield assembly.
6
Remove the screws and detach the burner shield.
7
Unscrew the mounting screws to release the old igniter.
8
Your next step is to disconnect the wire.
9
Be aware that you may need to remove the appliance’s back panel to access the wire connector.
10
With the wire disconnected remove the old igniter.
11
Install the new igniter
12
By first reconnecting the wire then carefully mount the igniter to the burner tube using the screws.
13
Be careful not to touch the element itself.
14
Replace the burner shield assembly and screws.
15
If necessary, replace the back panel.
16
Reinstall the oven door by aligning the hinge hooks with the holes in the cabinet and push the hinge locks back into place
17
Replace the oven racks and plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.

Applicable Product Model

Parts Needed
Igniter
Igniter
$145.43
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Total$0.00

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