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Stove Problems: Electric and Gas, Part 2

gas stove flameGas Stove Problems

We covered Electric Stove Problems in our last blog post, but gas stoves can have problems too, and Dave’s Appliance Repair can help.

If you have a gas stove that won’t light properly, this section can help you find the reason. Only try fixing your problem if you have the training and equipment to do so without putting yourself or your property in danger. You can choose what path makes the most sense as soon as you find the source of your trouble, which does not need to take too long.

Unlit Pilot Light

If your gas stove does not use electronic ignition, an unlit pilot light is the most common reason for gas stoves not working as they should. Before you do anything, ensure that you can’t smell gas in your kitchen or the other parts of your home. If you smell something out of place, shut the gas off and open your doors and windows to ventilate your home. You can ignite the pilot light when the gas odor dissipates.

Electronic Ignition Won’t Ignite

Due to the increasingly complex nature of modern appliances, kitchen electronics is requiring more expertise to repair. This includes stoves, both gas and electric. Gas stoves that don’t have a clicking sound when the gas is turned on usually have ignition problems. Don’t leave the gas turned on if it doesn’t ignite! Get your gas stove checked by a Menomonee Falls gas stove repair expert, and have it repaired with factory authorized parts. Think safety first.

Clogged Pipes

Trying to relight the pilot light won’t always solve the problem, and you will need to look a little deeper in these cases. If your stove lights but is not as strong as it should be, you could have clogged gas pipes. Anything that stops or reduces the flow of gas can prevent your stove from working or reduce the strength of your flame. This issue will make your food take much longer to cook. If the gas flow goes too low, the flame might go out, while gas is still flowing, watch out!

Getting Help

When your stove does not work and you want to get reliable results, contacting an expert is the only safe bet. A trained and passionate repair specialist will come to your home and get your stove working at its best before you know it. We are confident our Menomonee Falls gas stove repair service will meet your needs and put a smile on your face. If you are ready to get started, you can pick up the phone and give us a quick call at (262) 253-2200.

Ask us about our repair specials. Senior Discount: Seniors ALWAYS receive $13 off any repair service.

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One Response to “Stove Problems: Electric and Gas, Part 2”

  • Adam Arnot says:

    October 2, 2018 @ 4:49 am

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  • CHECK for a blown fuse
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