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Is this a design fault?

Unable to light all more than 3 burners at the same time as it cuts out. It always seems to be the small burner that doesn't light and causes the safety feature to cut out the gas supply. We have had the gas checked twice and the pressure is fine. This is the second hob we have had and the same problem. The engineer has changed all the burners and the ignitors and it still does it. Any suggestions.

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Re: Is this a design fault?

What were the readings and at what points where they checked at?? is this unit Natural or LP gas??

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