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Gas Flow Gas will not flow to burners when knobs are pushed down and rotated each time the cooktop is to be used. Pushing and rotating other knobs will occassionally start gas flow. Once a burner is lit, then gas flows to all other burners when turned on.

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  • T. J. Hebert May 21, 2007

    Cooktop is connected to natural gas. Solution not applicable.

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Suspect problem is with the regulator on the gas bottle as it would be unusual for all burners to be faulty at the same time. try substituting a new regulator

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