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Thermador SGCS456R 36' gas cooktop

One of the burners clicks when I turn the knob, but won't iginte. The gas outlet hole appears clear. This happend 2 years ago and a technician came over and had to order a part. I don't feel like paying for another service call. Can you help?

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  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2008

    The left front burner on our cooktop has never worked. The repairman said that it was defective. That was several years ago when it was brand new. We have gotten along with the 4 other burners,but now I cook more and would love to have the 5th burner to operate.

  • Bushhog Dad Apr 03, 2008

    Front right smaller burner will not light even though igniter works at trying. The gas orifice I removed, blew pressurized air through it. When held up to the light it shined through it and was visible in the elbow.

    What's next|?

  • azzitude Nov 15, 2008

    I don't know the model number but I bought this as a display unit 4 years ago ... just now put it in and all 5 burners worked right off the bat .... 1 day later I have one burner that won't light, igniter works but no gas coming up on the one burner ...I think there may be a spider inside it. Do I just remove the brass nut on top and clean it out?

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Take apart the cooktop and it is the potentior on the valve for the simmer burner that is usually the issue.

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