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Old 22-10-2015, 11:47   #16
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Re: No spark from our Force 10 stove

Force 10 also have very helpful customer service people if you want to give them a call.
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Old 22-10-2015, 12:13   #17
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Re: No spark from our Force 10 stove

As most have said, I also use the "fire stick" simple and works. I did replace the ignighter switch on my force 10 cabin heater with a piezoelectric switch that i picked up at a local propane repair shop, 20 bucks. although just one wire, they may have something with mutiple leads for each burner, it also doesn't require any battery.
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Old 22-10-2015, 13:54   #18
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Unit 303 — 1515 Broadway Street
Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
Canada V3C 6M2


Sales and Customer Service

Force 10 is open Monday to Thursday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM and
Fridays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.

Phone: 778.285.9900
Toll Free (USA and Canada): 800.663.8515
Fax: 778.285.9911
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They used to be located in Richmond just across the river from where i am. The wires on mine corroded and disconnected. I have been told to take it over to them and have it serviced. have not done that yet but he sounded very helpful on the telephone.
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Old 25-10-2015, 05:23   #19
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Re: No spark from our Force 10 stove

Sorry if this is a bit late but my Force 10 stove stopped sparking. I did all the usual checks then disassembled the Gas tap/switch combo in frustration. There is a brass contact that bridges the contacts inside the switch which is located at the front of the gas tap. This had bent (probably due to excessive pressure from a visitor) and when I adjusted them so they once again bridged the contacts the sparking started again. We now do not allow visitors to use the stove and use minimal force to get the spark - it has lasted a few years since so it is worth checking.
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Re: No spark from our Force 10 stove

Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, svchinamoon.


Replace Battery in Battery Holder (Respect polarity) before testing.
Note: If the Polarity is reversed, there will be no spark
http://www.force10.com/files/documen...tion%20Box.pdf

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could be a bad battery try again. i use a long bbq lighter to light mine, as all that nonsense died long ago.
Indeed ➥ Reviving the Galley Spark - Practical Sailor Print Edition Article
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Old 25-10-2015, 06:45   #21
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Re: No spark from our Force 10 stove

We have the 3 burner model with oven and its is about 10 seasons old now. We have a similar issue. What we have found as a work around is to depress the oven control but not turn on the gas and simultaneously depress the needed stove top control. It works so we went no further with exploration.
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Re: No spark from our Force 10 stove

Just an update...

Contacted Joceline at Force 10. She gave me a couple things to check before saying the problem had to be the spark box.

Picked one up at a chandlery in town. Was very easy to install. Now all the stovetop and oven burners spark like mad. Ta-da.

Thanks for all the help.
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You may only need to check the spring on the switch behind each knob


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Re: No spark from our Force 10 stove

My 3 burner with oven stopped working 3 months after installed it in 96. After twice replacing the electrics, I went to BBQ lighter. No further problems.
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Re: No spark from our Force 10 stove

See page 17 of the manual (http://www.force10.com/files/documen...e%20Manual.pdf). Then, consider replacement of the spark igniter box (http://www.force10.com/files/documen...tion%20Box.pdf).
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