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Front right burner on ge jgs968 slide-in gas range wont light

Gas range. I turn burner on and hear clicking sound but burner never lights

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  • Geoff Huckleberry Aug 01, 2013

    Thanks, Brian. Gas flows, it just doesn't ignite. Is the lighting element something I can replace myself or do I need a technician to come out? I assume the retailer (sears) or manufacturer (GE) stocks the part.

  • Geoff Huckleberry Aug 01, 2013

    And... if I can replace, do you know how?

  • Geoff Huckleberry Aug 01, 2013

    And... if I can replace, do you know how?

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First you need to find out if you have actual gas reaching the element. Can you light is with a match. If you can't light it you have a clogged gas line and will need to find out if it is the tip or the line. If it does light with a match, then you will need a new lighting element.

Posted on Jul 15, 2013

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SOURCE: Stove burner igniter does not work.

Your problem is not the igniter itself, but the burner switch that controls the igniter. All the igniters get their power from one spark module that is mounted somewhere in back of the oven. That's why you are able to get all the igniters to spark with only one burner control turned on. This is normal. That is also why you are able to light the burner in question buy turning on another burner. The spark is being provided by a switch that is working. To answer your question: the igniter is removable, but I don't think it's necessary. Cleaning them generally doesn't make them work better. I would check the wiring from the spark module to the burner switch and/or replace the switch. I hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 18, 2007

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SOURCE: ge spectra gas stove top not lighting

no gas flow sounds like a bad gas regulato on the stove. as for the 5 year old ge profile with ignitors not working, you need a part called a spark modual

Posted on Nov 21, 2007

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SOURCE: ge spectra gas stove top not lighting

If your top burners are not lighting or will not work, it is possible that the burners have become dirty or wet. Please follow the troubleshooting directions below before calling service:

  1. Turn you burner to the Lite position:

    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.

  2. Clean the burner and electrode:

    First remove the burner grate, cap, and head. Use a needle or paper clip to poke through the holes on the burner head. Re-assemble and try the burner.

    Remove the burner grate, cap, and head. Even if it looks clean, wipe the tip of the electrode with a clean, dry paper towel and PRESS IT DOWN. Re-assemble and try the burner, again.

    Check to see if the burner works, If not, then go to Step 3.

  3. Re-assemble - Make sure that each burner top matches its burner bottom. The burner top will lay flat if put on correctly.

    Check to see if the burner works, If not, then go to Step 4.

  4. The spark igniter is operating properly, but the burner is still not lighting. At this point, we would recommend that you schedule service by calling 1-800-432-2737 or schedule service online.

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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SOURCE: Viking range top 2 burners won't light

Either the igniters are at fault (which is usually the case when one or two are not working) or the entire oven ignition system needs to be replaced and can be done through Viking themselves whether you want them to replace it or you yourself replace it, you can get the part through them.


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SOURCE: kitchenaid gas stove left back burner won't light. hear clicking

I have a Kitchen Aid gas stove. All the burners will not light. No clicking, NOTHING. Is there a lighting switch or something that needs to be replaced ?? Or do I replace all 4 lighters ??

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