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Electronic Ignition for Gas Stove Doesn't Work

We just bought a house that has an older 24" Hotpoint Gas Stove. The gas *was* on and the plumber tried to get the stove to turn on. Gas comes out, but there was no "clicking" or lighting when the knobs were turned to the "light" position. He doesn't know whats wrong and just turned off the gas to be safe. Since it is a custom size and we are broke I am hoping this is an easy fix. Also, I don't think it's related but at some point in the past the pipes burst and flooded the kitchen.

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We have the same problem constantly. We have discovered that if we disconnect from electrical outlet, we "reboot the interior control" and it starts again. Said to say, tonight it doesn't seem to be working. I hate these! I'm going to go look for an "old fashioned gas range."/

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