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Igniter issue - some do not turn on other do not turn off

The igniters on the two right burners keep clicking even after the burner lights. The igniters on the left side do not come on. However if you turn on the right side and after it lights, then turn on the left side, all burners turn on and igniters will stop clicking.

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Re: Igniter issue - some do not turn on other do not turn...

I would try cleaning the burners. You can purchase cleaning brushes made specifically for this purpose and they work like a charm.

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