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Experience:  30 years Appliance Field 15 yr with Whirlpool Corp. 9 yrs Whirlpool Technical Assistance Line
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Why is my middle burner only igniting with half the flame?

Customer Question

why is my middle burner only igniting with half the flame?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: my middle burner on the range top is only lighting up on one side
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: sometimes it happens to the rest of the burners but not often
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 2 months ago.

Hello from Just Answer and the Appliance Category
I`m sorry to hear that your having issues!
My name is Woody.
I will be glad to assist you today.
I have been servicing ALL Major Brands of Appliances for 37 Years, I own my own Appliance repair Company
And I teach appliance repair at a local Community College.
I have over 100,000 plus in home repairs and over 80,000 internet repairs under my belt.
You will be paying me for my ANSWER to your Appliance Question,, Not for the repair of your appliance hence the name of this site Just Answer.
I will do my best to take the information that you provide to me and make a Diagnosis for you to be able to repair your own Appliance.

Can I please have the Full model number of the unit to better assist you ?

Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 2 months ago.

check the small holes in the burner body if they are restricted with food debris then gas will not come out of those holes .

A use a tip cleaner but a paper clip will work also .

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
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Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 2 months ago.

Thank you!

Have you cleaned the holes in the burner body?

The holes having some thing in then is the only reason gas would not come out of the holes

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I did that and still not lighting
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 2 months ago.

ok the only other thing you can do for the issue is to replace the burner body then .

The link below is to the part you will need from a highly recommended company rated A+ with the Better Business Bureau.
They offer a 100% money back guarantee, EVEN ON INSTALLED ELECTRICAL PARTS, for an entire year!
They are the only company to allow returns on installed parts for a refund and offer a FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY!

https://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Surface-Burner-Cap/WB16K10076/2309739?rcaid=1000070

If you have any questions just reply back to me .

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I tried replacing the part and can't find that part number for the model number can you tell me what the part number would be ?
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 2 months ago.

I sent you the link in my last post to you!! just copy and paste the Repair clinic .com link in to a new window and open the link .

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Sounds good ! Can you help me with my washing machine - Samsung side load - when it's on a spin cycle it's louder than usual
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 2 months ago.

I will be more then happy to assist you on the washer.

But per Just Answer policy you will need to make a second question and just requests me.