Why is my stove making a clicking noise?

Why is my stove making a clicking noise?

One of the most common reasons a gas stove starts clicking is because the burner cap is out of alignment. Once the cooktop is completely cool, remove the burner grate to access the cap beneath it.

Why is the igniter on my stove not clicking?

Whether it’s grease buildup or food crumbs, one of the most common causes for a gas burner that has trouble igniting is debris blocking gas flow to the igniter. Finally, clean any remaining debris out of the burner holes with a toothpick, sewing needle or compressed air.

How does a stove igniter work?

The hot surface igniter is used in modern gas oven burners to open the gas valve and to ignite the gas. As the igniter draws electric current it will heat to a high temperature and glow, as well as cause the bi metal in the oven safety valve to warp and open the valve releasing the gas to be ignited.

How do you replace a stove igniter?

InstructionsShut off power and gas. Remove the grates, burner caps and burner heads. Remove the cooktop. Remove the spark igniter electrode. Install the new spark electrode. Reattach the cooktop. Reinstall the burner heads, burner caps and grates. Reconnect gas and power and slide the range into place.