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jpeisker

Member Since 12 Feb 2007
Offline Last Active Dec 09 2014 10:01 PM

#66962 Whirlpool SF380LEKQ oven w/ DSI won't stay lit

Posted by jpeisker on 22 February 2007 - 04:49 AM

After 10 days the new burner is working well, so I'm calling it a solved problem.  Apparently the original design was marginal.  The new one sparks up immediately.  It's apparent when you see the design change:

The old burner had only four gas ports near the igniter electrode and the igniter shield has only minimal air holes (more solid):

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The new burner has eight igniter gas ports and the shield has much more open area:

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So with more fuel and air supply, the burner lights more reliably.

Jim




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