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Burner with intermittent feature won't light once hot; spart OK - - no gas.

Burner lights fine when cold.  But once it's hot and is turned off, it sparks but no gas and no light.  This model has the intermittent feature (ultra low).  Gas range top.

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  • mdpaul Oct 19, 2008

    Checked your theory, but not in this case.  Burner started working again for about a month but now is doing the same thing again.  Any more suggestions?  Thanks


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Mdpaul, sounds to me like 1 of the burner switches for the ignition is sticking. There is a small area where the switches turn to that shuts down the ignition. If the switch has failed from heat or is out of position, this can cause this issue. The switch is designed so when you turn the knob it closes the contact. The switch has to be locked into postion on this model. There is a push fit type retainer that locks this down. Pull the knobs off and turn with a pair of plyers to see if one is moving around. If so then with a deep socket, see if you can tighten the retainer by pushing down on it. Hope this helps.

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