Wolf GR Gas Range Surface Burners Click or Do Not Ignite
- Surface burners do not ignite while oven in use, light when oven is not in use
- Surface burners on GR Series Gas Range constantly click while oven is in use, service technician suggested installing riser to resolve issue
- Why do surface burners click only when the oven is turned on?
- Why is a riser recommended to resolve burner clicking?
- What does a riser have to do with burner performance?
- Constant or intermittent sparking or clicking on GR Series gas surface burner
- Gas Range (GR) surface burner clicking when the griddle or charbroiler is in use
- Surface burner continues to click after ignition or after burner has been turned off
- Burner clicks when not in use
- Gas burner will not shut off
If a Wolf gas burner has clicking issues:
- Make sure burners are clean and dry using the Wolf Cleaning Reference Guide and How to Clean Surface Burner Caps and Rings.
- If needed, clean the ignitor with a soft, dry toothbrush.
- 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 ignitor 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, and 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.
- Make sure 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 then 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, an electrician may be needed.
- Same troubleshooting steps apply if some burners work while others do not.
- If the burners continue to click or not ignite, service is needed to expertly diagnose and repair the product. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.
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