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We have a gas stove Model #JGB920SECSS that is out of warranty. The 2 ignitors on one side of the stove would click but not spark. We called an independant repair man and he identified the problem. The wiring insulation was eaten away, probably by mice, and he ordered a new wiring bundle. When he received it and went to install it, one of the screws holding one of the burner switches on the front panel was frozen and he couldn't get if off and, as a result, he couldn't replace the wiring. What can I do short of calling for a technician who would probably have the same problem?

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Hi. thanks for the question . yes i have come across this problem .and my suggestion is to light burner with a Long lighter .because all those small screws will break off .so i would leave well enough alone. thanks the appliance doc

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