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Eye won't light - clicks when turned on but no gas is coming out on one of the five eyes.

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  • msemmes Feb 27, 2009

    I guess it would be a valve problem, because the eye won't light with a match and there is no gas odor. The four other eyes work fine.



    What do you do for a valve problem?



    Thanks, Margaret

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Hold a match to the burner in question and see if it lights.
That will verify if it is a valve problem or a ignitor problem.
If it lites with a match the burner electrode needs cleaning or repair or adjustment.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

  • steve
    steve Feb 27, 2009

    You will have to replace the gas valve for that burner.

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