20 Most Recent Miele 36 in. KM342 Gas Cooktop Questions & Answers

blocked burner something split on it , gas injector blocked.

Miele 36 in.... | Answered on Mar 19, 2018

I'm sorry that I don't have a solution for you, but my Miele gas stove does the same thing. I had a repairman come out while it was under warrantee and they fixed it, but it was only temporary. It's doing it again, but, of course, it's no longer under warantee and will be very expensive to have Miele come out again. I've found that it's the right front burner that causes the clicking, so I've just stopped using it.

Miele 36 in.... | Answered on Jan 18, 2014

Yes. Usually when the switch is bad, it will basically become in the closed position all of the time. Therefore, your element will heat up without the switch o

Miele 36 in.... | Answered on Jan 11, 2014

We have an older Thermador Gas Cooktop type range. It was working fine until the cleaning crew came in, then all the burner igniters were clicking when turning on a single burner. I solved the problem by cleaning off the igniters. I first of course unplugged the power. Then I took a small wire telcom pic tool to scrape the white and brown deposits from the sides of the igniters. You could probably use something else similiar to do the scraping. I noticed a shiny surface underneath. I then went ahead and scraped and brushed clean the mating surface where the spark travels. I then vacuumed up the mess. My burners all worked great after this. Hope this helps!

Miele 36 in.... | Answered on Dec 15, 2013

I have the Miele km342g cooktop. The ignition would continue firing intermittently after the burner was lit - click, click, click. Drove us crazy for years and we cursed the unit every time we used it. We assumed it was sensing unburned fumes and so we bought a small fan to "whisk" the gas fumes away. etc. etc. I finally figured out what a simple little thing it was. To start the burner, you turn the knob counter-clockwise. Therefore, once the burner is lit it's intuitive to turn the burner down by turning it clockwise. But in order to turn the burner down, you have to continue turning it counter-clockwise - or, "counter-intuitive". Once we figured that out, we haven't had a problem since.

Miele 36 in.... | Answered on Nov 02, 2012

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Miele 36 in.... | Answered on Sep 22, 2011

My knobs did the same _ if you want to avoid expensive replacements (mine were going to be $125) get some small good quality zap straps and tighten 2-3 around the stem. For added strength you could add some apoxy but i found it was not necessary. Good Luck!

Miele 36 in.... | Answered on Sep 11, 2011

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