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Electronic ignition button on gas hob won't depress. Can light burners with match. Problem appeared overnight - one day it worked, the next it didn't. Did the ''wreck-it fairy'' visit overnight?

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Have you checked whether the main power switch is turned on? If power is off, the ignition will not work.

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