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Offline schleven

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electrolux EW30GC60PS big burner problem
« on: October 13, 2017, 09:23:41 PM »

Customer has this stovetop and my tech went out there and said it had no spark to biggest (center) burner.  He changed the igniter assembly and it now sparks, but won't light.


I am going out there with him tomorrow, but its one of those burners with two tubes coming off the valve.  If its not getting enough gas, it has to be a problem with the orifice clogged, a blockage, or a valve, I assume.


Anything else I should look for?
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Offline Draymc48

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Re: electrolux EW30GC60PS big burner problem
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2017, 06:26:10 AM »
I've had issues with the burner caps being warped and not lighting properly.

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Re: electrolux EW30GC60PS big burner problem
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2017, 06:38:26 AM »
And something else that pops to mind is that I had a customer a while back with oil all over the burner head and cap. Once I degreased it, burner fires right up

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Re: electrolux EW30GC60PS big burner problem
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2017, 07:50:52 PM »
Its getting plenty of gas. I think it may be a burner problem. it lights sometimes if you get it just right, thought maybe the switch was off a little, but switched the switch with another one and it did the same thing.

It seems like too much gas is coming out at the point where it starts clicking.

If I turn another burner on and leave it clicking, then turn the burner knob for the big burner, it lights every time.  very odd.
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Re: electrolux EW30GC60PS big burner problem
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2017, 07:51:47 PM »
Its getting plenty of gas. I think it may be a burner problem. it lights sometimes if you get it just right, thought maybe the switch was off a little, but switched the switch with another one and it did the same thing.

It seems like too much gas is coming out at the point where it starts clicking.

If I turn another burner on and leave it clicking, then turn the burner knob for the big burner, it lights every time.  very odd.

It was pretty clean.
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Offline Draymc48

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Re: electrolux EW30GC60PS big burner problem
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2017, 08:39:30 PM »
Did you check orifice sizing?

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Re: electrolux EW30GC60PS big burner problem
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2017, 08:42:23 PM »
Did you check orifice sizing?
Well, we replaced the igniter assembly already cause the igniter was broken. We assumed that was the only problem. The igniter assembly has the orifices on it. I will compare them to the original.
You may be onto something
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Offline Draymc48

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Re: electrolux EW30GC60PS big burner problem
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2017, 08:48:01 PM »
Not sure where you are, but out in the sticks I see gas products quite often that are nat. gas and the folks have an l.p. tank right out side and the unit wasn't converted properly.

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Re: electrolux EW30GC60PS big burner problem
« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2017, 09:18:13 PM »
this house has natural gas.  My tech said the orifice sizes are correct.
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