Learn how your appliance is supposed to operate so you can determine if it is malfunctioning.
The radiant sensor is designed to detect the heat from either the ignitor or the burner flame. It is basically a bimetallic switch or thermostat. Its primary failure mode is to char and burn away the switch contacts rendering it unable to close and carry current. The radiant sensor is probably the least likely component in the burner assembly to fail.
Use the appliance model number to order the correct replacement radiant sensor.
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