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KGST307HBS9 - Burner ignitor not clicking

Hi,

I've had this range for about 5 years now, just started having a problem with the left front burner. When I try to light it, I don't hear the ignitor clicking, but gas is coming out. If I leave it in the light position for a few seconds it will eventually click and ignite. This problem is intermittent. Although it wasn't dirty, I cleaned around the ignitor and the problem still occurs. I'm assuming I need a Spark Switch/Harness Assembly, but don't know where this is located. Do you think this is the problem, and if so, how do I cahnge it out?

Thanks.
Rich

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There is a switching contactor that works in parallel with all of the switches. so if you want you can give that burner gas and use another burners switch. To fix you need to take of the front panel and ether replace the harnes http://www.partselect.com/PartDetail.aspx?Inventory=731688&SourceCode=1

or fix it usually the spring like copper contacter is just streaches a little further than it should and is not making contact

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