How to Replace a Whirlpool Direct Spark Ignition (DSI) Ignitor?

Answer Whirlpool manufactures a line of self-cleaning ovens with a direct spark ignition feature. On these ovens, an electronic ignitor sparks and lights the burners. If your burners aren't lighting, it c... Read More »

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How to Replace an Automatic Spark Ignitor on Rheem Furnaces?

The Rheem gas furnace uses an electronic igniter with a wiring harness to deliver a spark through the igniter tip. The furnace valve opens to ignite gas for warming the building. Over time the igni... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Direct Spark Ignition in an Oven?

Most gas ranges have a direct spark ignition system that is used to light the burners on both the stove-top, and inside of the oven. In a direct spark ignition system, the each burner has its own i... Read More »

How to Install a Spark Electrode to a Surface Burner Ignitor?

Many gas range manufacturers have done away with using a pilot light to ignite the gas on surface burners in favor of spark electrodes. Spark electrodes are much safer than pilot lights, as the ele... Read More »

Problems With Getting No Spark From the Ignition Coil & Ignition Issues?

Certain requirements must be met for an ignition coil to produce the high-voltage spark that fires an engine. Problems associated with meeting these requirements can be as simple as a corroded wire... Read More »