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I have a four burners 31 inch Viking cooktop. I noticed two problems and hoping someone can shed a light on a do it yourself solutions: Problem 1 : when i strating to turn on #3 burner, I get 1, 2 ,3 all sparking at the same time. Problem #2 I smell gas leak coming out of # 1 burner when not in use.

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  • sonny_11 Sep 29, 2009

    Let me be more clear on my problem #2 mentioned above. I only smell gas on #1 burner(#1 is not in use) when I turned on #3 burner. This makes no sense to me. I thought they all burners are common headed and they have seperate valve to each burner. Please advise

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Burner 1 is the tap assembley reqs., greasing with graphite grease.
ignition depending on model this is correct.

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

  • ITS THE GAS Sep 30, 2009

    each burner is fed from a main rail hence seperate tap handles, i presume that burner 1 is the one that you have used the most,it is only a small job to repair .

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