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davelinde
07-22-2008, 08:12 PM
DW is very upset that the stove has no starter. I tried to tell her that a $2 lighter is easy but she hates using them and misses the piezo-electric spark we used to have on our old rig...

Anyone find a source to retro-fit that? Unlike many we actually use our stove and oven daily when camping and little things like that matter to DW... so I do strive to please if possible (and until I do I'm sure I'll hear... "honey please come start the stove" -- she refuses to start the grills too...)

Ray LeTourneau
07-22-2008, 08:57 PM
Dave, here is a link to a modification that another member did. I think a few others followed suite. //heartlandowners.org/showthread.php?t=3978&highlight=oven+igniter

tbsimmons
07-23-2008, 08:19 PM
The wife and I were a little upset also when we got our 09 3912 had no starter on the stove. The old 06 fiver we had that was half the price had a starter. After the first trip when we noticed I asked the dealer about it and got some trailers come with them and some don't.

Uncle Rog
07-24-2008, 12:09 PM
I was on my 3rd RV before I found out about pushing in the oven knob to light the burner! It would take a box of matches to get the pilot lit, even worse, Suzin was the one who told me! She said she felt bad watching me on the floor lighting matches...................

sjrellis
07-24-2008, 01:02 PM
I also am aggravated that it has no starter. On ours, it is a 2 person job! (Unless you are limber like lizzy). I now use the half time oven and got a toaster oven. If I really want to use it, I get dh to help me light it. I do not understand why this is the oven installed! How much can a starter cost?

sasha_j
08-21-2008, 06:15 PM
Is it the oven itself that is missing a strike starter? Or is it the range top burners? Or both?

davelinde
08-22-2008, 01:28 PM
Is it the oven itself that is missing a strike starter? Or is it the range top burners? Or both?

Both, although the oven has a standing pilot light.

sasha_j
08-22-2008, 05:33 PM
I am utterly dumbfounded by this. I thought all RV's, even the least costly come with strike starters for the range top burners.

davelinde
08-23-2008, 07:59 AM
I am utterly dumbfounded by this. I thought all RV's, even the least costly come with strike starters for the range top burners.

me too
they don't
odd.

Havacyclone
04-30-2009, 10:07 AM
I too and my DW were VERY disapointed about not having a electronic ignitor. My 3 year old Raptor was better outfitted at a much less cost.