Jump to content
Click here to check out our structured, online appliance repair training courses for rookies and experienced techs.

FAQs | Repair Videos | Academy | Newsletter | Contact

Stay connected with us...

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for lots of appliance repair tips and help! Subscribe to our MST Radio podcast to learn secrets of the trade. Sign up for our free newsletter and keep up with all things Appliantology.

DISCLOSURE: We may earn a commission when you use one of our coupons/links to make a purchase.

Kitchenaid KGRS505Xss02 oven issues


john o

Recommended Posts

My two - oven KitchenAid (15yrs old)  gas broiler lites then goes out, and neither oven heats.  bottom ignitor does not heat as far as  I can tell.   Just happened two days ago.  has worked fine for many years.   I've replaced a couple of the stovetop burners/valves so am somewhat familiar with the unit.  One of your other discussions describes gas valve tests, and control board tests.  Is this where I should start, the other discussion was a Kitchenaid KGSS907sss01, so would the testing procedure be similar.    Thanks.  John O

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Replies 6
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

  • 16345Ed

    3

  • john o

    4

Top Posters In This Topic

Posted Images

Ignitors are likely suspects. We check amp draw to be within specification. Typically above 3.0 amps will open valve anything less and you have a failing ignitor. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

If no amp draw then test same circuit for 120VAC. If present bad ignitor if not bad board. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I have taken apart the back of the stove and the  main gas safety valve splits off to a sub valve assembly from which come the two gas lines, and respective wiring to the ignitors.    Also a rigid pipe that serves the bottom oven.  The left hand set of wires shows +-210 Ohms, (the ignitor to the top oven)  and the right side set show 0.    You spoke of amp test on the ignitors, just test the wires for amps?  I can send a pic, but I need to reduce the file size.   it is presently 5MB  will send later.  thx

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I usually access ignitors from inside oven. Yep clamp amp meter to an ignitor wire. Turn to bake and watch amp draw. If it does not go above 3.0 amps it’s a weak ignitor. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.