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Igniter Problem on One Burner

One of the Burners on my range stopped working one day. The other 3 continue to work normally. The problem burner does produce a spark, but it is weaker than the others, and does not jump the gap from the top of the electrode over to the burner base.
The burner will light with a match. The spark appears fine on all other burners.

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Peace,
ngafm here at your service,
You may have some food that spilled into the burner and it could be causing the gas not to fully flow out of that one burner.
Or you just have a bead igniter.
If you have sealed burners and the cap and burner where the gas comes out, is removable by hand without tools!
You may want to check the gas holes in the removable burner is clear and or clean them out if they are clogged.
How old is the range?
I hope that these measures will help you remedy the problem simply and easily!
Bless you,
ngafm

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