- Constant or intermittent sparking or clicking on Sealed Burner Rangetop gas surface burner
- SRT Gas burner does not click
- Surface burner clicking when charbroiler is in use
- SRT surface burner clicking when griddle is in use
- Surface burner continues to click after ignition
- Surface burner continues to click after the burner turned off
- Burner clicks when not in use
- Gas burner will not shut off
- Sealed Rangetop surface burner does not click at all.
Steps to Verify Issue:
If a Wolf gas burner has clicking issues:
- Verify burners are clean and dry using the Wolf Cleaning Reference Guide and How to Clean Surface Burner Caps and Rings.
- Igniter can be gently cleaned with a soft, dry toothbrush if needed.
- Clean food particles out of holes in the burner assembly using a toothpick.
- Make sure burner cap is positioned properly.
- If the unit was recently cleaned or a spillover occurred and the igniter is wet, let the unit dry. Use a hairdryer as needed to speed up the process.
- Verify power is supplied to the product.
- If the burner or unit was not used in a while, more clicking may occur. Turn the burner off after 10 seconds if not lit. Wait a minute and try again.
- It may take time to clear the lines of air and deliver gas to the burner for ignition.
- Verify the pan is not too large, starving burner for air. Large pots/pans can starve the burner for oxygen, causing the flame to lift, searching for oxygen.
- Try turning burner to a lower setting. If sparking stops, the pot/pan may be too large.
- If the burner clicks when the charbroiler is in use, turn on the ventilation hood. Wolf suggests turning the hood on before the charbroiler.
- Verify the burner control knob is not stuck. Push in or down on the knob and then release. The knob should spring back into place.
- Turn the home circuit breaker to the unit off for 30 seconds and back on again. Retest operation.
- Check for proper wiring and polarity of outlet if constant sparking.
- If sparking when the unit is not in use, consult an electrician.
- Same troubleshooting steps apply if some burners work while others do not.
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If these steps do not resolve the issue, no further troubleshooting advice is available. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.
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