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Ge cooktop One of my burners no longer clicks to ingrate the gas. The other 3 work fine. Is this something I can fix or do I need a new cooktop. It's a pain to have to light the burner with a match.

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Usually, any burner makes the same system "click". I'd try to light the one that does work, leave it clicking then turn on the one that doesn't click. This should be just a tempory fix. The switch that turns on the "click" is bad, possibly dirty or the wire to the clicker is bad.

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SOURCE: The igniter on the right front burner of my GE Gas Cooktop

all burner igniters work at the same time - you may have a faulty electronic spark unit. change the spark unit. go to repair clinic dot come for the unit. also would be wise to check the ingniter start switch on the gas burner control knob

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SOURCE: The igniter on the right front burner of my GE Gas Cooktop

the very first thing i would do here is to check the ignitor itself
under the head cap you should see two screws, once those are out you will be able to lift the burner plate, lift the burner plate, you will see, or should see the ignitor, and the wire.
i check this for voltage by unplugging the ignitor and olding the wire close to a ground, the metal body is good. Turn on the ignitor, becareful it is live. yhou shgould see a spark comming from the wire
if not check to make sure that wire is in position and on the spark module
if you do see a spark this way, just order the replacement ignitor
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The igniter module is working fine. One of the switches (which are on each valve shaft) is stuck or shorted out. Pull a wire off each one at a time to determine which one is bad. Careful! 120 volts to each wire. Also, this can happen after you spill water into the valve area, if that sounds right, let it dry out.

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