Model #TGF605WFU1 TAPPAN Free Standing, Gas

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Q:

what is the amparge on oven igniter?

A:

Once you have replaced the same part 3 times, it's time to get a second opinion on what else may be going on with the Tappan range. An expert will research and respond to your specific question within two business days or sooner.

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Anna T -
December 11, 2012
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That oven igniter is rated to draw 3.2 to 3.6 amps. The theory of operation for that ignition system is shown in the image below. Here is a brief video that shows more details: Gas Ignition Operation .

It is somewhat unusual to have that igniter fail every 3 years unless the range is used for a long time each day. The normal expected life for that component is about 8 years in most situations. That being said, an igniter can fail at any time.

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Lyle W -
Sears Technician
December 11, 2012
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thanks lyle, i felt it was too soon, but what ya gonna do. i will attempt this repair on my own. we do not use the oven that much.

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richard -
December 11, 2012
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