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One burner sometimes stays red while cycling on medium setting..burns food and pan.

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The temparature control nob, which controls the temparature might have got damaged. It might be in the max. position, so there is maximum use of fuel and lot of flame. But you are unable to reduce the flame since the switch is damaged. So replacing the switch will solve the problem.
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