How to change the ignition switch on a Gas Cooker

  1. Cooker & Oven
    How to change the ignition switch on a Gas Cooker
  2. Safety First:Remove the Plug from the Mains Socket
    Safety first 2
  3. Tools required: A Phillips Screwdriver & a Flat Head Screwdriver
    Phillips & small flat screwdriver (Small)
  4. INDESIT K341G W/G
    K341G Image
  5. Locate the burner control knobs
    K341G Burner Control Knob 1
  6. Grip the control knob and pull towards you
    K341G Burner Control Knob 2
  7. Pull the burner control knob off of the gas tap
    K341G Burner Control Knob 3
  8. Pull the remaining burner control knobs off of the gas taps
    K341G Burner Control Knob 5a
  9. Burner control knobs removed
    K341G Burner Control Knobs Removed
  10. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the dashboard retaining screws
    K341G Dashboard 1
  11. Remove further dashboard retaining screws
    K341G Dashboard 2
  12. Slide the dashboard to the left
    K341G Dashboard 3
  13. Pull the dashboard forwards and remove it
    K341G Dashboard 4
  14. Make a note of the wires (a photograph is useful) and remove them
    K341G Dashboard 5
  15. Wires removed
    K341G Dashboard Removed
  16. Using the small flat screwdriver prise the switch support away from the switch 
    K341G Ignition Switch 1
  17. Grip the switch and release from the switch support 
    K341G Ignition Switch 2
  18. Remove the switch
    K341G Ignition Switch 3
  19. Switch removed
    K341G Ignition Switch Removed
  20. Turn the dashboard over and grip the ignition button
    K341G Ignition Button 1
  21. Remove the ignition button
    K341G Ignition Button 2
  22. Ignition button removed
    K341G Ignition Button Removed
  23. Take the ignition switch from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    K341G Ignition Switch Image
  24. Position the new switch into the switch support and push it into place
    K341G Ignition Switch 2
  25. Replace the ignition button
    K341G Ignition Button 3
  26. Push the ignition button onto the ignition switch
    K341G Ignition Button 4
  27. Replace the wires
    K341G Dashboard 5
  28. Reposition the dashboard
    K341G Dashboard 4
  29. Slide the dashboard to the right to locate it
    K341G Dashboard 3
  30. Replace the dashboard retaining screws
    K341G Dashboard 2
  31. Using the phillips screwdriver tighten the dashboard retaining screws
    K341G Dashboard 1
  32. Dashboard in position
    K341G Burner Control Knobs Removed
  33. Note the shape of the aperture on the knob
    K341G Burner Control Knob 4
  34. Place the control knob onto the gas tap
    K341G Burner Control Knob 3
  35. Push the control knob all the way onto the gas tap
    K341G Burner Control Knob 7
  36. Replace the burner control knobs onto the remaining gas taps
    K341G Burner Control Knob 5a
  37. The appliance is now ready for use
    K341G Image




Disclaimer: The information provided has been prepared as a guide only and the steps taken are likely to vary for different appliance models. We strongly recommend using a qualified engineer to undertake major repairs and fault finding.

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