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Burner won't light

My cooktop burner sparks but will not light.There also is no sound of gas coming in when I turn the burner on, please help!

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  • Anonymous Nov 09, 2008

    One of the burners on my gas cooktop will not light.

  • jenmenke Nov 22, 2008

    same problem. all other burners light. this one sparks, but doesn't light and when I remove burner cap there is no gas smell, either.

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Clean the gas nozzle w/small wire are located at the back of the gas cook top /shut off the gas clean small gas nozzle clog / w moisture /rust dust and any foreing material.

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Thermador 30" gas cooktop SGCS304RB

Do you hear gas? If so, take a needle and put it through each one of the small holes where the gas comes out.... Also look for a little "white-dust" where the sparker makes the spark. (located probaly at back of burner). If there is a white dust build-up scrape it off with something (needle) and give her another go...

Posted on Jan 22, 2008

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TAKE THE BURNER CAPS OFF AND CLEAN THEM REALLY WELL AND MAKE SURE THAT THEY R PUT BACK ON PROPERLY THRER ARE GENERALLY A NOTCH THAT HAS TO BE LINED UP JUST RIGHT FOR THE CAPS TO FULLY SEED TO PROMOTE PROPER LITING

Posted on May 30, 2008

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make sure the burner ports are not clogged. and the caps are properly positioned. clean ports with a wire or a straightened paper clip if clogged.

make sure the igniters are clean and dry

Posted on Aug 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Clogged burner on gas cooktop

lowly is it the left burners that won't lite? I only ask as depending on the model some of the Thermador cook tops had simmer control burners. This is a 3 part system on the burners. 1 a simmer control, 2 electric solenoid, 3 potentiors. When you turn on the burner the potentior tells the simmer control to send power to the gas solenoid. At the same time the unit will spark. If your unit has extra low on the left 2 burners then you have this system. The usual problem in the potentior. Hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite 30" gas cooktop installed. Large right front burner

There are a series of holes in the burner leading down from the main flame area to the pilot tube, ensure the holes are not plugged/restricted.

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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