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Kenmore gas range has problems igniting and uneven flame.

by Manage My Life
December 9th, 2010

The gas range is model 790.7888* (stainless steel).
The power burner on the stove top has been having some problems igniting. The auto-igniter tends to click quite a bit, sometimes taking a while to light (in which case there will be a big poof when the ignition finally happens because of all the gas that built up), and in other cases it just won't light.

When it does light, this burner flame is very uneven, with one side tending to be very high and have an orange flametop, while the other side seems at a more appropriate height.

Gas Grills , Kenmore , Ranges , Appliances
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Joseph Perez
I know how important it is to have your cook top burners igniting in a timely fashion since gas buildup can be a very dangerous matter. While you are waiting for an expert answer, I did find a link that describes a problem with the burners not igniting properly. I hope my link is useful.
by Joseph Perez Earned 1,551 community points in Kenmore
December 9th, 2010
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