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Ignition does work - stove top doesn't light

All of the ignitors stopped working at the same time. The local gas and electric company had the power off in the neighborhood. I guess it surged when they restarted i. I replaced the burned circuit breaket at the box and their is power at the outlet when the ignition sysem for the cook top plugs in... but no spark.
How do I open up the cook top and what should I be looking to test and replace inside?
Thanks, Peter

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  • petermartin3 Oct 30, 2008

    Hi Oconn329,
    The model number is SGCS365RW
    Serial no. 99090523
    This is the cook top I asked about yesterday... the igniters stopped working altogether probably due to a power surge.
    Thanks, Peter

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Peter, does this cooktop have the star burners? If so, lift the burner caps off the burner and remove the center brass hex nut device hold down burner assembly. Once you remove all brass nuts. they will be about three inches long, then the main top should lift up. You can do this while unit is installed. Look for a blue, or black, or possibly a white plastic box about the size of a large box of matches. This is the spark modual. That should be your problem. Replace that. Carefully inspect all wires for burns also before you replace that modual.

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Please provide model number so that I can tell you what to do for this unit.

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