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Two of my gas rings on the hob will not light as the spark is not there when pressing the igniter. The other two are still sparking. There is gas to the two not sparking. How do I change or check underneath to get to the electric c0onnection for the two faulty rings. My electric oven is underneath the hob. JC

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Hi...its very hard to replace the parts bi its your self.much beter to call an expert technician to replace it..

tnx gerbee

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not a solution I'm afraid - I'm having the same problem. How did you manage to fix it?

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Here is a tip that I wrote that will help figure out why the burner spark keeps on clicking...


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