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Repairman1981, Home Appliance Technician
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Experience:  10 years Repairing Appliances, Factory Trained in Several Major Brands Self employed owner at All Better Appliance
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The control knob doesnt ignite on of the burners on my 30#

Customer Question

The control knob doesn't ignite on of the burners on my 30# XXXXX Cook top when depressed. The others are somewhat unreliable as well. Seems I have to press harder to ignite now that when it was new. Got any suggestions?


Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Repairman1981 replied 6 years ago.

Most of these have a spark switch that is pressed when you press down. Most likely that is getting less sensitive or needs replacing. If you want to post your model number I would be better able to help with a definite answer. Thanks!



Customer: replied 6 years ago.

The unit is actually a Whirlpool but not sure on model #. This is what I found under the control knob panel:

BSIPN 7021H0005C

MPN 7513488-60
mfg date 02/06

Does that tell you anything?
Expert:  Repairman1981 replied 6 years ago.

The model number should be on the bottom of the unit on a tag that says model/serial number. This is a united states model correct? If your in another country I may have to refer you out to another expert. Thanks!