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Installed new (not bought from a dealer, but from an individual that wanted SS) cooktop, but can not turn the knobs on two burners. I'm afraid to force them.

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Sounds as if they are jammed which would req.,greasing with grathite grease , i assume that they can not be pushed down & turned.

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