Auto electric lighter for the gas stove no longer works
When I press and turn the knob of the gas cooktop, gas is released but there is no automatic electric lighter to ignite - there is no sound nor sparkle. It works when I manually lit the stove. I can't find any battery replacement nor electric wiring for the 'lighter' as it's a built-in cook top on the bench.
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on most, your push down and turn to hi to open gas valve and turn on piezio to light burner. it sounds like you have a knob already turned on . the control under the knob may need replacing. kinda an easy replacement if you get new part. check out repairclinic.com for video(maybe) but for parts for sure. be careful. gas is explosive.
Hello. What the problem is a part in the cooktop that opens to let gas flow to the knobs as soon as they are turned on is bad and no gas coming to surface unit burners. This a safety feature that the German goverment(where Gaggenau is made) requires that part to prevent a gas leak when cooktop is off.
I'm sorry that I don't have a solution for you, but my Miele gas stove does the same thing. I had a repairman come out while it was under warrantee and they fixed it, but it was only temporary. It's doing it again, but, of course, it's no longer under warantee and will be very expensive to have Miele come out again. I've found that it's the right front burner that causes the clicking, so I've just stopped using it.
The safest thing to do would be to turn off the power ( un-plug it or turn off the breaker) or the gas or both to the unit. Turning off the power would probably be easier. There should be a gas shut off valve behind it.
We just had that problem - the igniter is electric - if none of the burners are "clicking" it could be a power problem. unplug the stove and check whether the outlet is working. In our case, the outlet the stove is plugged into has a "GFI outlet with a reset button. So we reset the outlet and that fixed the problem.
for the 4 burner if u not use coz of no igniter,use matches or lighter every time to use,if not turn the burner remove the knob & try to use hammer slowly at the top of the gas valve mostly the problem is stockcup,use oil b4 u try to turn.for the harness wire call the contact service center to buy a harness wire to replace the parts,but it so easily to replace the wire try to open the unit to see the wire size,color then gi to hardware to buy a wire same as in ur unit.tnx gerbee