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Old 09-16-2012, 03:30 PM   #15
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After checking I see the valves part of the stove, my oven is separate from the 3 burner stove. So I am guessing the only gas valve is the one under the trailer. I cleaned the pilot areas with solvent...will see I that helps.
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Old 09-17-2012, 11:34 AM   #16
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two of my burners work, the other two have big flames, and won't light from the pilot but are large when lit. I wondered if it's in the manifold or knob/valves? Otherwise, it works great and we've been making home made pizza in the oven.
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Old 09-18-2012, 05:29 PM   #17
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SHE lives! The pilot lit and the oven lit right up just like its supposed to. I guess the solvent cleaning helped. Now my lovely wife can bake her special pumpkin yahoo! for our Rally in October. Yippee
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Old 07-20-2014, 07:11 AM   #18
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Magic Chef oven gas shutoffs

Good morning Dan,

Great info on the MC! Need clarification on photos 6 and 10. Are these two different gas shutoffs? If so, where is 10 located in relation to 6?

Thank you!
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Old 11-22-2014, 11:10 AM   #19
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Hello! I'm helping friends with their newly acquired Airstream. The pilot lights will light, but the constant pilot will not stay on when the temp dial is off. If temp set to, say 300, then both pilots will light and the burner comes on. Then, if you close the door, in a matter of 90 seconds, everything shuts off. If you leave the oven door open, things stay on.

What repair strategy should I employ?

Thanks in advance!
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Old 11-30-2014, 10:56 PM   #20
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This info was excellent as I have a '67 with the original oven and mine is nearly identical. At this point I have taken out the parts for the pilot on my oven. My blockage appears to be in the last piece of pipe. What sort of solvent did you use? I have a can of Carburetor Cleaner with a basket that I was thinking of dropping the parts in that. Advice?
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Old 01-22-2015, 01:31 AM   #21
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This info was excellent as I have a '67 with the original oven and mine is nearly identical. At this point I have taken out the parts for the pilot on my oven. My blockage appears to be in the last piece of pipe. What sort of solvent did you use? I have a can of Carburetor Cleaner with a basket that I was thinking of dropping the parts in that. Advice?
Hi, This thread was very helpful to me as my oven didn't work since 2 years.
The problem was the coggling of the heater pilot pipe.
I used car injector cleaner, brand STP. I assume carb cleaner is ok too.
I don't have the manual, but still wonder how is the constant pilot controled. I mean wat's happen if this constant pilot is blast? Gas leak? As far as I can know the is just a small valve on the common gas ramp under range, that is feeding the constant pilot, that's all?
Thanks again for this good thread.
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Old 02-06-2015, 07:48 PM   #22
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Mister D, did realize that your post is the first on this thread for over a year? You might have better luck answering your question by sending a Personal Message (PM) to one of the posters.

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I posted elsewhere about this, but I gave up on the old range. It needed replacement parts that we no longer available- I figured out after LONG online searches. The oven valve contains mercury and is no longer available, or easily rebuilt. Mister D, it may be something you can find in Europe, or have rebuilt. I opted for a new marine grade range, expensive but comparable quality to the original unit in my trailer. You can get a version that has a similar look to the original, a simple stainless door with a window in it.

Mister D, I was curious about your location and googled it. What a great place to have a trailer, I'd love to take one to NW France/Belgium/NL. I once hitchhiked from Brussel's to Ghent, Brugge and Oostende, then to Paris... in late fall. Beautiful area.
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Oven Controller - Thermocouple

I've taken out the whole pilot controller unit from the back of the oven. I don't see a way to remove the thermocouple. I think that might be the problem, but I'm not certain. Is it replaceable, or do we need a whole new controller unit. Any ideas on how/where to source the replacement? My local appliance repair guy just looked at it, shaked his head and then handed it back.
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I posted elsewhere about this, but I gave up on the old range. It needed replacement parts that we no longer available- I figured out after LONG online searches. The oven valve contains mercury and is no longer available, or easily rebuilt. Mister D, it may be something you can find in Europe, or have rebuilt. I opted for a new marine grade range, expensive but comparable quality to the original unit in my trailer. You can get a version that has a similar look to the original, a simple stainless door with a window in it.

Mister D, I was curious about your location and googled it. What a great place to have a trailer, I'd love to take one to NW France/Belgium/NL. I once hitchhiked from Brussel's to Ghent, Brugge and Oostende, then to Paris... in late fall. Beautiful area.
Hello, Globe64.
Sorry for the late reply, but I don't often receive notifications,...
Good idea to come here, but I would not advise you to come late fall. The tourists are most coming early spring to early fall. Sooner or later you won't find any opened campsite. In the close Brussels area you won't easy find one, anyway.
Campsites are mostly located outside the big (in the U S, you would say small :-) ) cities.
Remember also that Belgium is also known for her rainy climate... But there are many sites to visit here. Other thing you should know, is that you will never find a trailer to hire here, and certainly not an Airstream. Our Euro vehicles can't handle the hitch weight anyway. Our trailers have a max hitch weight of 80kg. Thats a half of our Airstream's.
I wish you already a pleasant stay when you come this side of the ocean.
All best.
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Hey Dan,

Thanks for the note. I've become familiar over the years with the climate in northern Europe. Our next trip is in the spring, to Germany to see family. I see European camping cars for sale online occasionally, and it is appealing as a way to explore. Cheers!
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This thread has been great! Glad I found it.
The magic chef from my 67 is going in tomorrow to an appliance fellow I know to check over before it goes back in the trailer. For safetys sake. If he can get the oven going even better.
I'm going to print this thread off for him.
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Found a source to get a new/replacement pilot controller here:

http://www.erepco.com/catalog

Replaced the old one and cleaned out both gas the supply lines with carburetor cleaner and pressurized air to blow out anything.

Works great now!
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