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Whirlpool gas hob knobs hard to turn on

Im having problems with my gas hob, firstly the Piezo ignitor clicks slowly all the time and sparks all five hobs until it is pulled from the mains, but also the knobs are stiff/stuck in the off position. is it just a case of needing a really good clean?

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  • Eddie Carberry Jan 05, 2013

    Ok so i fixed both problems in one foul swoop!! Took all the fittings off the top, removed the top cover and then WD40'd the gas knobs. Refit all bits and then tested, all ok!

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gud day,try to clean the bottom of knob control by removing of knob then clean if by using a vacciumm,if u want to use manually ur cooktop unplug the unit to stop the cliking,then use macthes every time to on the gas cooktop.

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use mactches for ur gas burner if the ignition not really work.put all gas in off position b4 cleaning by using a vacium in the place of the control knob,turn off the power b4 try to clean,tnx

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not a solution I'm afraid - I'm having the same problem. How did you manage to fix it?

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