Gas hob failure

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  1. landscaper

    landscaper Funster

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    Our largest gas ring has stopped functioning for some reason. Lots of clicking and gas coming through but no ignition. Other two rings are fine - any ideas anyone?
     
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    Can you light it with a match? If yes, the problem is with the igniter or electrode. If no, its the flame failure device (thermocouple).
    Please post back the make and model of the cooker/hob and the answer to the above so we can advise further.
     
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    The spark needs to go to earth to believe it or not make a spark, the noise you hear is it happening. The ring that doesn't light may not have a good earth, try moving it around if you can to get it to earth.
     
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    Hey I got a problem like that! Hob lights, but as soon as you release the button it goes out, (the button you hold down for 20-30 seconds before you release)

    Any Ideas?
     
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    sounds like thermo coupling .
     
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    how about the metal thingie in the middle, if slightly off line it will not light

    had that ourselves at home and in MH typically after cleaning (y)
     
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    Thank you - wriggled the hob and it is working.
    Appreciate all the feedback and help from everyone!
     
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    Next time check theres no water on the hob top if it gets inside the burner it stops working.
     
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    Will do - thank you :)
     
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