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Dacor cooktop igniter clicks but burner does not ignite. This is true for all burners. after repeated attempts the burners will start - What can I try?

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Take a hairpin or a toothpick and clean the hole near the igniter so that the maximum amount of gas can flow to the spark is what I would try.

Posted on Dec 29, 2016

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    James Weaver Dec 29, 2016

    nope if that was the case you could not light burner with a match, and don't go lifting the top you will damage lines to burners -Pop

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