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Burner won't light

I have a GE Profile gas stove top and thefront right burner won't light. I can hear the clicking but don"t see a spark.

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Take the pot support and the burner cover off and clean all the slots out with a toothpick. Carbon builds up over time and the gas doesn't flow over the spark. Do not light until fully reassembled.

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The gas jet is clogged, clean with a toothpick

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    If you hear clicking or sparking, go to Step 2.

    If you do not, check your circuit breakers. If the circuit breaker is ok, we recommend that you schedule service by calling 1-800-432-2737 or schedule service online.

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