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Center burner won't light: If there is a bright spark (check all ignitor points at night with the lights out and look for consistent brightness of the sparks) then it's likely that the burner slots are dirty or the air/gas mix is wrong. If you can light with a match, but the spark won't light, then go for cleaning the entire burner assembly thoroughly with a brass bristle brush (available at most automotive stores). The proper air/gas mix has to flow over the spark to ignite. Weak spark, improper air/gas or misdirected gas flow that misses the spark can all cause this issue.
RR burner lights only on low setting. Again, check the air gas mix and clean all parts. Something like a small spider web inside the air mix chamber (area between the orifice and the burner can cause this and is difficult to see. Disassemble, clean thoroughly, reassemble and test. Extra low simmer burners (two on the left side) use their own control module with electric gas valves and variable electric control switches. The burner works on low, so these are not likely the problem.
Most folks want to find a bad part, and that can happen, but stove tops get dirty and cleaning usually helps. If not, you have a clean top to work on.
The indicator lens and/or the retainer are either broken or the retainer is missing. It's best to replace these as they are not expensive. When the top is off while cleaning is an perfect time to replace the lens.
I'm going to assume this is a new installation, either way, it sounds as if you're only getting one leg of your 220v circuit, which wld run the timer and lights but not enough to power the burners. This is prly not something you shld try and repair yourself as a 220v circuit can cause some serious damage. At the least, you could first, TURN OFF THE BREAKER and then check the connections to the cooktop to make sure all connections are secure.
The igniters for the burners are all on one circuit so when you turn the burner to light the switch inside the burner valve will cause all burner igniters to come on. As far as the left burner not sparking it could be due to a bad igniter switch in the valve and when you turn on the right burner you are causing all(including the left one) to spark. You will need to make sure that the burner eyes are clear and not plugged. You can use a sewing needle to clear out the eyes. The small eyes at the igniter electrodes are very important because if they are clogged the burner will not light.
IF YOU HAVE THE TYPE THAT IF YOU TURN ONE BURNER UN ALL FOR WILL SPARK, WHICH I BELIEVE YOU DYOU JUST HAVE A BAD CONNECTION TO THAT IGNITER. LIFT THE RANGE TOP A LITTLE AND YOU AHOULD SEE A WIRE GOING TO EACH BURNER CHECK AND MAKE SURE ALL WIRES ARE CONNECTED. AVER TIME THE CONNECTIONS BECOME BAD JUST LIGHTLY TWIST THE WIRE END TO THE LITTLE TAB TO THE BURNER BASE AND THIS SHOULD FIX THE PROBLEM. ALSO IF YOUR BURNERS ARE REMOVEABLE LAY THEM BOTTOM DOWN ON A PIECE OF SAND PAPER AND LIGHTLY SCUFF THE BOTTOM OF THE BURNER
WHERE THE BURNER SITS YOU SHOULD SEE A LITTLE ROUND METAL PART THAT THE BURNER SITS ON TO MAKE IT SPARK SAND THIS ALSO FOOD AND GREASE BUILD UP WILL HAMPER THE SPARK. THIS SHOULD FIX THE PROBLEM
Normally pressing red buttons on stoves is for lighting the oven. You press the button, light the pilot light, leave it depressed for a minute and then that heats up the thermocouple, which opens a valve and allows gas to the main burner.
Shipmate Stoves are still in business, so you could contact them. The link also suggests places for Shipmate propane gas stove spares.
Hold your finger or thumb on the red light for a few seconds, and you will hear three beeps. This tells you that the lock is off. If the light is not on, do the same and there will be three beeps, and the light will come on, telling you that the lock is back on.