Flames coming out the Range knob


Old 08-14-15, 02:45 PM
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Flames coming out the Range knob

I have a GE gas range model # JT20W0F3WW, when I try to turn on one of my burners it never turned on and instead a flame was coming out of the knob. I cut the electricity off and since then I am lighting the burners on manually with matches. Any idea what the problem may be?

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Old 08-19-15, 01:29 AM
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Any idea what the problem may be?

Based only upon the limited info provided, as I am able to understand it, not able to diagnose any condition or determine a problem. Slightly confusing. Burner never turned on (assumption not lighted by spark ignition) but able to light with match???
Old 08-19-15, 11:27 PM
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When you tried to turn the burner on...... did you hear the igniter sparking ?

There is a switch on every burner knob that activates the spark module. You may have a bad switch. You would need to lift the stove top to look further.

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