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Burner knob on thermador gg30 cooktop will not spring up and down to allow turning burner on

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Thermador Gas Cooktop Won't Stop Clicking : SGC304RS

theres a part in the cooktop called a spark modual. replace it. when i goes bad the problem your having is what it causes

Posted on Nov 30, 2007

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SOURCE: Thermadore cooktop SGCS365RS

This unit should be equiped with a re-ignition system. This is controled be a gas solinoid just under top main top of the unit. You will have to removethe top to gain access. And if you have no spark to any burner also check the spark modual.

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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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: Element on ceramic Frigidaire Gallery cooktop won't go off.

take knob off and check the middle is not split and hence not turning the shaft

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Cleaning Thermador Cooktop?

To clean the stainless around the star burners try applying Easy-Off oven cleaner around the stars with a Q-tip (spray the cleaner onto the stainless surface first because it's very hard to control the spray output). The cleaner will make your stainless sparkle and the Q-tips allow you to get close enough while controlling the application. Scrub gently with the Q-tip and the stains will disappear within minutes. Wash thoroughly with a wet cloth. I've used this on my older model Thermador stainless cooktop for 5 years.

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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I have a 36" Thermador


Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.
you must have a bad control knob

I tried to help you. Please help me and Rate/Vote on my response, thanks and good luck

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Most gas range tops no longer have pilot lights but use an electronic ignition (sparker) to light the burner. Normally when you turn the burner on you should here a snapping or sparking sound, at which point the burner should ignite. Here is a link to the user manual for 36" - 5 burner Thermador rangetop...maybe this will help: http://dl.owneriq.net/a/ac64ae7b-1ed3-44a3-9235-e4dbd8fe4628.pdf

By the way, in the short term you could always use a match to light the burner. JUST BE VERY CAREFUL THE YOU HAVE THE MATCH LIT AND OVER THE DESIRED BURNER BEFORE YOU TURN KNOB TO START THE BURNER!!!!

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One gas cooktop does not light, no gas smell


Hello Liz. The most common reason for the problem you are experiencing is greasey dirt in the burner. Use a small brush, some fine wire and some degreaser to clean up the burner. Then let it dry overnight and try it again. If it still won't start, you will have to replace the ignitor.

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Constant sparking


I don't have a Thermador cooktop but here is ma taught.

Could you unplug the two faulty igniters and see if problem remained

Could you plug one of the faulty igniter at the location of a good one. The goal is to isolate the problem. Is it the igniter or the electronic board.

Faulty ground problem may occur also after an spillover on the stove. In that case, use a cotton swab dipped in scrubbing alcool and clean the spark area on the igniter and the burner.

Good luck

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sounds like you have a bad switch. maybe on the large burner.. some of those switches can be replaced without the whole harness.

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Burner with intermittent feature won't light once hot; spart OK - - no gas.


mdpaul, sounds to me like 1 of the burner switches for the ignition is sticking. There is a small area where the switches turn to that shuts down the ignition. If the switch has failed from heat or is out of position, this can cause this issue. The switch is designed so when you turn the knob it closes the contact. The switch has to be locked into postion on this model. There is a push fit type retainer that locks this down. Pull the knobs off and turn with a pair of plyers to see if one is moving around. If so then with a deep socket, see if you can tighten the retainer by pushing down on it. Hope this helps.

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Thermador SGCS456R 36' gas cooktop


Take apart the cooktop and it is the potentior on the valve for the simmer burner that is usually the issue.

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