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Our 3 oven Aga has just turned itself off, and we cannot relight

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Our 3 oven Aga has just turned itself off, and we cannot relight the pilot light. My wife heard a clunking sound earlier this evening which would coincide with the Aga going if although we didn't notice at the time.
Any ideas?
Jamie Bryant
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 2 years ago.
KevinWhiteJA :

Hi, welcome to Just answer

KevinWhiteJA :

Please tell me its complete model number and how old is it ?

Customer: Hi there.
Customer: It is an AGA GC3 (P/F) with the number AG4M 211634 A.
Customer: We bought it three weeks ago as a refurbished Aga, and were told it is four years old.
Customer: That number is ***** the lighting instructions inside the top left door.
Customer: Other numbers on the small plate on the boiler wa
Customer: ll are 07/A0217981 and 87 BN 13 and AG2M211616.
KevinWhiteJA :

OK

KevinWhiteJA :

so now it is completely dead ?

KevinWhiteJA :

nothing is working at the moment ?

Customer: The fan is working, but there is no pilot light.
Customer: When I go through the lighting instructions, and turn the on/off knob the second time so it clicks loudly, the li
Customer: pilot does not light, as if there is no spark. Am I supposed to use a match?
KevinWhiteJA :

yes please do and let me know if it lights

Customer: I've stuck a lit candle in the right hand hole and held the on/off switch down and clicked again but no joy. Can I telephone you?
KevinWhiteJA :

OK, the problem is with the spark...either the ignitor is bad or the problem is with the pilot assembly

KevinWhiteJA :

if both have to be replaced then it will cost around £100 including labor

Customer: Ok thanks, ***** ***** our local Aga dealer.
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