Question about Thermador Cooktops
The large burner makes the clicking sound but does not ignite the gas.
Can homeowner do part replacement if that it what is needed?
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
Sounds like water got into one of the switches. This usually happens when you wash the knobs. Water stays in the holes and runs down the shaft when replaced. Maytag has issued a recall on some stoves because this can be a fire hazard. UNPLUG THE COOKTOP UNTIL THIS IS FIXED!!!!!!!!! This has happened to me with a whirlpool unit and it tripped a breaker and shot sparks across the kitchen. First go to Maytags web site and see if yours has a recall. If so Maytag will fix it free. While you are waiting leave stove unplugged and light with a match. If you need to fix this yourself disconnect the wires from the two switches this should stop the sparking. Connect one switch at a time and see which switch is bad. Most of the time the electric part of the gas valve can be replaced seperately. and you can do this yourself. If you must actually disconnect a gas pipe unless you really know what you are doing call for service.
Posted on Jul 01, 2008
sounds like you have a bad switch. maybe on the large burner.. some of those switches can be replaced without the whole harness.
Posted on Dec 22, 2008
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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