I went to wipe down the unit, removed the grates and strated to clean suddenly the automatic starters all activiated and all are continually clicking. Only way I could get it to stop was unplug it. help - thanks,
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Re: all the burners are clicking
Hi there.I think what you have done is you have gotten water in & its just shorting out & causeing them to click.this should go away once it drys out.Meanwhile leave it unplugged.plug it back in every so many hour & see if it's stopped.
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I just solved the continuous sparking in my gas burner. I removed the control knobs and the rubber below those knobs. Gave the rubber and the area below it a good clean using kitchen and bath cleaning wipes that I bought from Coles. The key is to remove the water and grease from the rubber and the area below it. Good luck!
Hey y'all. I have the same lame GE profile gas cooktop with the gray grates and burner covers. I know this is the expensive way to go, but I use Easy-Off "self-cleaning oven" oven cleaning spray. For about $5, you get 3 cleanings. It is a pain to do, but I have better things to do than scrub these grates all the time. I don't know why, but the baked on crud just drives me crazy. I tried everything to clean them completely. I even tried to scrub the darn things with a kitchen pumice stone(sold at walmart)but it is impossible to get the curvy areas clean. Now the paint has started to wear off on the burner covers.
I do not use the oven cleaner on the cooktop itself. I use soft-scrub with baking soda, then cover the cooktop with a sheet of heavy duty aluminum foil and cut out holes for the burners. This keeps most of the spills contained, and helps with cleanup.
I visited to the GE parts web page, and they only sell gray grates and covers. I am going to buy black BBQ grill paint(spray can)from Home Depot and try it on the burner covers first. They are the least expensive to replace if it fails, and if it works, I will paint the grates with this high temperature paint. I will keep you posted on the results.
gud day,remove the burner base & plate to see the injector (gold color) remove it by using soccet wrench diff.size for diif.brand (common is 7mm) remove it carefuly then u see the small hole very small,clan the hole by using niddle or anyting u want to clean,b4 u back the injector, clean the place wer the injector position by using a vaccium.clean it all if u want but carefuly.unplug & turn of the gas. tnx gerbee gomez
I agree with two of the reviews here. Every so often after a good cleaning, or most recently after some oil spilled over, I had a burner that wouldn't light. All of them clicked, but the one I wanted didn't light. So after reading the above posts, I unscrew the hex nut, removed the shimmer ring, and cleaned it, and mopped up a bunch of oil under where the ring sits. Put everything back together and lit it manually. After 30 secs of flame I shut it down and tried to light it automatically. It worked! Looks like, thanks to some folks here, that I saved myself an annoying phone call and possible repair bill!