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Igniter clicks on the wrong burner

When I turn on the right front burner, the left front burner ignites. There is gas coming from the right burner, but the only way it will light is to put a match to it. My question is how would turning on the right burner cause the left burner to ignite?

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    right front burner explodes

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The spark supposes to go to all burners. The spark igniter of the non working burner needs to be replaced.

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Burners do not ignite via igniter. I can light via

Sometimes the igniter point gets dirty due to food or grease and it will not make a spark check the point. Another issue I've found is that the distance between the point and the burner has changed either by something falling on it or so. This causes the point to not create an arc.
The best way to find out what's happening is to observe the point to see if an arc is visible.
Good luck

Posted on Oct 10, 2010

SOURCE: O'Keefe & Merritt Contempo Gas Stove Oven won't light

Probably needs the ignitor replaced. http://www.handymanwire.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php/Cat/0/Number/408747/an/0/page/332

Posted on Jan 07, 2011

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