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Gas cooktop burner is heating slowly in San Jose, CA

Issue description:

The burner body is the end of the gas valve and takes part in mixing and preparation of gas fuel, which is necessary for normal operation.

This unit is most exposed to thermal effects from the combustion fuel. Sooner or later, the parts that make up the burner undergo deformation, the tightness of the lid to the burner body is lost and the result of this is a violation of the combustion mode.

We must not forget that over time there is a decrease in the holes (nozzle). This is due to the formation of carbon deposits due to the ingress of food particles, grease, detergents.

If a contaminated burner can be washed, the deformed one must be urgently replaced.

Gas cooktop burner is heating slowly

Problem solution:

How can the burner be flushed?

The flushing operation is as follows:

Remove the grate that covers the faulty burner from the surface of the stove.

Remove the diffuser (cover) from the burner surface and pull out the burner itself.

To it may be necessary to remove a few screws to reach the nozzle. However, it depends on the model of the stove.

Certainly a certain amount of debris has accumulated under the burner, which must be removed.

Flushing the burner and its parts. To do this, you need to prepare a cleaning solution.

It contains 10 parts of any dishwashing detergent and 1 part of water. It makes sense to keep the components of the burner in this composition for a while. The duration of soaking is determined by the degree of soiling.

For a thorough treatment of the divider, it is advisable to use a toothbrush and toothpicks. After all parts are rinsed, they must be thoroughly dried.

The nozzle must also be rinsed, you can use a toothpick to clean the hole.

After all the parts are dry, you can reassemble and reinstall the nozzle and burner. If you need help with cooktop repair, call us right now!