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Probably the orifices or burners are clogged with food particles or soot.

You can remove the orifices and clean them, check your owner's manual for service procedures.

Probably just have to lift up the hood, they usually pop right off.

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Right side burner will not ignite. Pilot flame is on.


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My name is Peter. I am a retired field service appliance technician.

You did not provide a model number or your range. This is located on a metal tag either on the face of the oven after you open the door, or on the side of the door.

Each burner probably has a individual flow control valve to adjust the flame. This is a low probably, but still could be the problem.

Let's assume you can light the bad burner with a match:

You either have individual spark ignitors at each burner, or a multi-spark module in the upper left top back of your range. This controls all 4 burners.

Go into the following website, put in your model number and find your individual burner ignitor or the spark module. Record the part number and going into the web and search the part. Do not purchase from Sears unless you want to pay 2 or 3 times the price. Also, consider used parts.

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you cannot light the pilot on that oven manually. that oven is eletronic ignition. take off the panel under the doors, turn on the oven, and turn the thermostat to 350.
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My Whirlpool kitchen Range is Model # SF 3300 EK40, and the left side Igniter (IGNTR Surf) no longer sparks when either of the left side top burners are turned on. Instead, the right side Igniter sparks,...


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You are right it is the igniter that is bad and should be replaced. Please check this video on how to replace it:


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Well first you need to verify that it is getting proper gas pressure to that burner. Try lighting the burner manually with a match. Does the burner look normal? If the burner flame is really small then you will need to remove the burner head and check the orfice for a restriction. If it looks normal then it probably is a weak spark from the igniter, igniter electrode is out of position, or burner head has dirty ports at electrode causing no ignition. Inspect the burner head. If it is removable then take it off and clean out the burner ports(eyes) with a sewing needle. If it is not easily removable then try doing this while it is still installed on the range. Also try using a wire brush on the electrode to clean any carbon/debris build-up casuing a weak spark. You can also try bending the electrode slightly with a flatblade screwdriver(be careful don't break the elctrode) away from the burner creating a larger spark.

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Hi, I replaced the right side ignitor module and now the ignitors spark vigorously and the burners light but the ignitors won't spot sparking and sometimes keep sparking several seconds after I turn off...


There are a few things to check for. Make sure the electrode ( the small metal piece that the spark comes off from ) is clean and the holes in the burner are clean, use a pin or paper clip to clean out the burner holes and NOT a tooth pick as these can break off and make things worse. The next thing to check for are theignition switches under the surface control knobs, the switches can twist and break and keep the spark module on and the spark keeps "clicking" even when the burner is light. If every thing looks good, you may have a bad spark module, replace it. Sometimes cleaning can get moisture into the surface switches, try drying them with an hair dryer to see of this will help.

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You have to identify the thermocouple by the flame. Some units run sparks constantly to insure that tha flame stays lit. If you see the thermocouple bulb by the flame it is bad and needs replaced (he may have bypassed it also let me know)
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You have a defective spark module. This is a device which breaks down the 120 incoming volts to a 12 volt spark to ignite the burners. Replace module and problem should be solved.

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When you turn the burner dial, all igniters spark. Most brands work this way. The dial activates all igniters to spark but only opens the gas valve attached to that dial.

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