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Smeg SE64 Gas cook top

Lodger had been cooking- had a Problem -possibly a spill. Switched cooker off at wall. Cooker is now cleaned. Now all 4 ignition units spark repeatedly as soon as wall switch turned on without turning control knobs If the control knob is turned ring lights correctly but the other ignition units continue to spark Also the ovan and grill do not seem to work at all. Please help as i am hungry and in need of a coffee!

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Re: Smeg SE64 Gas cook top

I think you need to replace your cook tops spare parts. It is easily available here in Sydney, Australia.

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Re: Smeg SE64 Gas cook top

Problem with hob is probably water ingress in area of ignition unit - will probably cure itself oven is a completely separate unit from hob. problem with it is that you have to re-set the clock - you have it on automatic. after power outage, oven clock always has to be reset

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