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Burners not lighting

The electronic start on my cooktop no longer works. The ignitor stopped coming on when I turned on the gas, so now we have to light the burners manually. I unplugged the unit and tested the wall plug. I disassembled the burner controls and cleaned the unit throroughly. But I am unable to open the unit to get to the electronics.

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Re: Burners not lighting

I had the same issue and replaced the spark module myself, lots of wires and you have to make sure to label them before removal to be able to hook them back up correctly. To get to the module you need to unscrew all burners, no need to take the cover plate under the knobs. Burners remove by unscrewing center, brass nut. OEM spark module is VIKING RANGE #PA020021 U-67205-21. Go
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Posted on Feb 14, 2009

Re: Burners not lighting

I have the same problem. A service call is coming, but they said it sounded as though the spark module needed replacing.

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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