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Baumatic B40 Gas Hob : Gas not staying on.

When Lighting the hob the gas ignites but will not stay lit when releasing the ignitor, One ring has failed and another is getting intermittent, have used this hob for about 8 weeks.

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  • topbud Sep 24, 2008

    Same probleme as above replaced the ring and still have it it is a manufacture issue. Will go to watch dog. I am sick of beeing con.

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Have the same problem with two hobs and one of them is baumatic and i solved the problem, it isnt a manufacture problem but indeed its dirt problem, next the ignition there is a heat sensor that works on magnetic source you should clean the very top of it with a knife by passing it you should remove the black dirt and then brush it with a t

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We have the same problem... try removing the knob, ours works fine without the knobs ????

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Symptom is as above. I have a Siemens two burner top by Schott Ceran. Both are intermittent, and fails most of the time. They will usually keep lit if I try about ten times, and if I turn it off again once it has stared working, it will light normally if I try again. If I let it cool for a minute it will start troubling again. The thermocouple next to the igniter is clean (cleaned it with a knife), so I guess they are OK, although they can get faulty, but saw another post of someone replacing the thermocouple with no effect.

Then I tried the advice above on pulling off the knobs. And now it works... And I put the knobs back on, and it fails again! And it is reproducable every time!?! Very strange, yet delightful insight. Dismantling the thing tomorrow.

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