Thetford cooker - no ignition spark

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  1. camel

    camel Funster

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    Hi, tried to light the gas hob this morning but ignition button just presses in with no click and no spark to ignite the gas. Gas coming through ok as lights with match. Is there a simple fix and step by step instructions for a beginner would be good :Smile:

    Thanks in advance, Paul
     
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    Is the 12v turned on at your power panel?
     
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    In my van the spark for the cooker is powered by a pp9 battery hidden in the cupboard next to the cooker. Perhaps yours is the same and the battery has either become dislodged or is flat.

    Lunarman
     
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    Thanks Joyce & Brian

    12V now on - I'd unplugged the EHU and hadn't tried the ignition since :Doh:

    Another beginners problem solved
     
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    If you take a look here at this post you will find a link to all the information you require
    re your Thetford appliances;

    http://www.motorhomefun.co.uk/tech-mech-general/47709-thetford-repair-parts-user-manuals.html;

    regards
    Steve :thumb:
     
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