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Range burner will not turn off, the knob is tight and stuck

My knob will not turn the burner off, if I press hard it will strip the knob, the flame will not turn off, it remains on. I had to turn the gas off at the source

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Not knowing age - very often older (standing pilot) ranges will have burner valves that become hard to operate. These are usually a tapered core valve that can be greased with a high temperature valve grease.

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