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Old Whirpool gas stove: thermocouples randomly stop working as soon as I put the lid on

Part 1: Old Whirpool gas stove mystically stops making spark when I put the cover on Well, few days ago I posted a question (see the link above) where I had a problem with getting spark when I put the ...
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Old Whirpool gas stove mystically stops making spark when I put the cover on

I just moved to the new apartment and here we got an old dirty whirpool gas stove with nasty fat stains. I checked it and few burners would stop burn if I stopped to push the button. All the sparks ...
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questions about gas fireplace pilot light

I'm troubleshooting a gas (propane) fireplace. The pilot won't stay lit (after I ignite it with piezo start and let it burn 30-60 secs. I pulled the unit out to have a better look, and then ...
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Gas pilot out and thermopile reads 600+mV, is it worth trying a new one?

Gas hot water furnace. Pilot won't stay lit, goes out as soon as you release the button even after 60+ seconds. The valve is a Robershaw 7000M8ERHC, with a Robertshaw 1951 thermopile. The ...
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Do I really need Carbon monoxide detector

My house has a gas hob other than that I don't have any other appliances which burns off fossil fuel. I have other heavy appliances like washing machine ,Electric OTG Microwave oven, Fridge,Toaster ,...
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Could a damaged zone valve cause hot water to be always on?

I have a gas boiler (Ferroli OPTIMAX HE PLUS 25S) which has separate hot water and central heating control, connected to a timer (programmer - Sauter R27-HW). The problem is, the water is always ...
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Burner with weak spark, already replaced electrode and cleaned burner

I've spent the afternoon troubleshooting this. It has me stumped, unless its simply that the sparker module is weak. I always assumed the sparker was in parallel, but now that I think of it, each lead ...
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Can anyone tell me what is happening to my gas stove?

I went to boil water with a stainless kettle "not a plastic container" but only 1 minute passed I smell something like melted plastic. So, I turn off the burner and found this thing on the ...
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Stove Insulation - replace or clean after milk boiled over?

We had a party at my home and someone left hot chocolate on the stove and it boiled over...everywhere. The counters and external of the stove was cleaned off but this morning I removed the top to see ...
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Jotul gas fireplace won't turn off

My Jotul propane fireplace burners will not turn off. I've disconnected the thermostat from the fireplace unit. Burners remain lite. With the thermostat connected, it also remains lite.
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Gas range clicks but does not ignite

I have a gas range that keeps on clicking but does not ignite most of the times. I have tried to check whether the caps are aligned and they are. I have removed any debris from the burner pipe that I ...
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What is the difference between fireplace gas lighter and burner?

Is it a gas lighter in my fireplace, or is it a burner? Do I need to buy gas burner with gas logs, or can I just place the gas logs on the grate to start using my fireplace?
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Fireplace gas line burner replacement

So in an effort to update my fireplace I was looking to remove the old burner meant for a gas log set and install an H-burner for a fire glass setup. The original nipple was too long traveling into ...
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What size oven/range based on new gas line's permitted BTUs?

We recently had a gas line run to our kitchen from the side of the house. We just got the rough-in work approved on our permit (had a plumber install the line) and we are approved for future stove @ ...
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Why does my circuit breaker trip after the gas range turned on/off?

Initially we turned the gas stove on. The ignition worked as usual. After some time, when we turned one of the burners off, the circuit breaker tripped. I reset the breaker. The next time when I ...
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RIGHT FRONT BURNER DOESNT STAY LIT

DELONGHI DEFSGG36SS GAS STOVE THE right front burner does not ignite automatically when the knob is turned. It will light with a lighter. However, it does not stay lit when the knob is released.
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Is it harmful to remove gas stove knobs on a regular basis?

I have a propane stove whose knobs are at the exact height of my elderly mother's wheelchair handles. I kept finding the knobs in a semi-on position and have figured out the source is definitely the ...
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New Rheem RTG-84-XLN-1 Error 12

I just installed a new Rheem RTG-84-XNL-1 tankless water heater. The unit has been throwing error code 12 off and on since it was first run. The manual and their tech support only entertain the idea ...
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LP fireplace: My pilot and burner both shut down

My Pleasant Hearth liquid propane fireplace (it's either 20k or 30k BTUs) is only a year old. I am using a 100 lb tank attached to a copper line (with a regulator, of course). I live in Maine, so the ...
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Turn off water supply but leaving heat burner on?

If a house has a water heater for hot water, and a burner for heat (natural gas, baseboard heating). When one goes on vacation in winter and turn off water supply to avoid frozen pipes, should they ...
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Water heater tank - the upper of burner is rusty - will it leak soon?

I found the rusty and drip on burner, please refer the pic. My question is: will it leak soon from the rusty place? It's really scare me when I saw it. And, the water heater is almost 20 years I think....
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Do I need to shut the gas off to my fireplace before replacing the wall switch?

Do I need to shut the gas off to my fireplace before I replace the wall switch?
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Problem with my Mendota Seabrook Model D-30 Direct Vent Gas Insert

I have a Mendota Seabrook Model D-30 Gas Fireplace that keeps shutting off, sometimes after 1 minutes other times after 10 minutes. It has been running fine for about 9 years, but then started having ...
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Boiler Flame Pattern

I have a propane fueled boiler for all my hot water / heating needs in USA. I was looking at the flame pattern today, it was louder than normal and “stuttering” on the left 3 burners . The right ones ...
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Gas furnace only lighting two of four burners

Good morning all, Long story short I have had an issue with my furnace (a Payne PG8MA) that no one has been able to resolve for a few years. I can't remember exactly how long it has been happening, ...
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Heat Damage to Laminate Counter-top Near Gas Range

While deep cleaning our new home, after closing, my wife and discovered what looks like some heat damage to the counter-top next to the gas range. The house was fully renovated about 2 years ago, ...
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Oven burner not lighting normally - strange behavior

I have a 15 year old Capital Performance Series gas range, model number PSGR304. This is a cheap relative of a commercial-style DCS range without any electronic controls, timers, etc. Lately it has ...
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From where does gas oven get combustion air?

My gas oven is only partially heating while I run my evaporative cooler. I can also smell gas when both these appliances are on. My first thought is that perhaps the combustion air intake is ...
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What type of burner ring and gas line do I need for NG fire pit?

I'm planning an instal for a natural gas fire pit in my back yard, and trying to determine what I should be looking at for parts and sizing, as well as what i can expect as the final result. Just so ...
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Gas stovetop repair: What anti seize to use on brass fittings?

I am repairing a gas range. The brass venturi tubes are threaded, and seem to seize up, even when metallic anti seize paste is used. (And when that happens, I have to drill out the venturi, which ...
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Gas hob clicking

I have a 5 ring whirlpool gas hob and out of the blue it started clicking (sparking) on all 5 rings. The only way to stop it is to turn off power. Any help much appreciated.
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How to disable 'cooktop lockout' on Kenmore 1993 stovetop range?

* UPDATE: the gas turned off due to the earthquake shutoff. that was the problem * I have a Kenmore stovetove from 1993 (model #: 362.75188691). We recently unplugged it for 3 weeks and disconnected ...
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Gas line in stove

This is picture of my gas stove. There are two gas lines you can see, each controlled by knob and going to burner. Where I circled, there is a small slit , I am wondering what is that for ? Why ...
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Gas range top burner - fuel line blocked between valve and burner orifice

I have a Frigidaire convection oven, model KGSS907SSS00. The front left burner has a dual mode. Inner circle on the burner (for igniting and low flame) doesn't get any gas. Outer circle (high flame)...
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The burner on my Lennox G40uh furnace will not ignite

I have a Lennox G40 series furnace and the gas valve will not open. After it does the preliminary start up I get 27V to the gas valve, but only for about half a second. Periodically the LEDs will ...
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if a gas grill's push-button battery-operated igniter is clicking, but grill doesn't light

My grill is: the Weber Q 1200 If an outdoor gas grill's push-button battery-operated igniter is making clicking sounds, but grill doesn't light, what clues does that give me? I think it means that ...
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Fixing propane heater pilot ignition; spark misfiring?

So... I've got a pretty old heater somewhat similar to the picture below. It wasn't coming on so I took it apart, cleaned it (it was full of soot, corrosion and clogged) qnd changed the gas regulator (...
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My gas stove’s igniter never stops, the spark even starts before turning the knob

My gas stove’s igniter never stops, the spark even starts before turning the knob, so I had to unplug. This is not igniter won’t stop when burner is lit, igniter just starts when I plug the code.
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Brand new stove burners won't light

I have a brand new Samsung NX58H5600 series free-standing gas range with five stovetop burners. The unique oval-shaped center burner works without issue. But none of the four "normal" burners will ...
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Glow Worm Flexicom HX boiler F11, F22, F25 Error codes

This is less of a question, but more of a list of things we tried to stop the frequent F11, F22 and F25 error codes appearing on our Glow Worm Flexicom HX boiler which would stop it from functioning. ...
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How to Turn On a Wall Heater

There is this wall heater in my new apartment. This is the inside the panel. There is a hole in the middle. The bottom has a knob that only has "off" "high" and "low" modes. I cannot find ...
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Barbecue hose replacement

My barbecue hose shows pretty serious cracks, after 10 years. Assuming I can find a replacement part, can I simply screw it in? Is there some tape or substance I need to put on the threads to be sure ...
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BBQ: Add Propane Connection with Y Connector

I live in Western Europe, where there are two common types of gas cylinders for BBQs: butane and propane. I have a BBQ (second hand) that came with a butane bottle and regulator of 28 mbar. The BBQ is ...
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My boiler's gas burner tube is catching fire, how do I fix this?

About 1 or 2 times a week I hear a roaring flame when my boiler tuns on. I've check on it and it appears one of the boiler gas burner tubes is internally on fire (see video I took of it). What is ...
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