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John, restaurant equipment technician
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Experience:  25+ years experience. I'm now employed by a commercial cooking equipment service company
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LP cooktop smells while cooking, 1 day, had our Propane

Customer Question

LP cooktop smells while cooking
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: 1 day
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: had our Propane people out to look at it and it is not on their side.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: while cleaning and checking the orrifies the ignition now is continuous
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  John replied 9 months ago.

Will you please send me the model number? Thank you.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Expert:  John replied 9 months ago.

The burner gas valve has two screws holding it together. The screws on one or more of the valves have come loose, allowing gas to leak out. Inspect and tighten all the burner screws. If the sparking doesn't stop, replace the spark module. Its part numbr is(###) ###-#### ***** its price is $30.49. You can buy it at A replacement video is available at the website.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
where do I find the burner gas valve?
Expert:  John replied 9 months ago.

They are mounted behind the control knob for each burner. For a photo of it, go to, and type(###) ###-####into the search box. You can locate any leaking valves by applying soapy water and looking for bubbles forming. If you have to replace the valve, its price is $41.99.