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I have a gas cooktop, probably 15 years old. it was operating normally until my wife spilled water across the control knobs. The next day 3 of the 4 knobs wouldn't turn at all. Then the next day they would turn again, but didn't control the gas flow. Even in the off position the gas was on, on those 3 burners. The only way to turn of the gas was at the shutoff on the gas feed to the cooktop.

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The 15 yrs old unit is made from metal the gas line or the valve compare to the new is made from alluminium or bronce,i think the unit is have a rust b4 the water spilled accros the knob,u said after 3 days di not turn at all then after next day it turn it again,the posible coz is u force to turn it the valve that coz of damage it,gas valve is sensitive if u force to turn it coz is made of metal then the unit is almost 15 yrs old.for me dont try to repair it,coz the part is expensive or if there available in the market?compare to buy an new one.

tnx gerbee
phillipines

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