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Atwood Range ?

Unread postby tvman44 on Sun Dec 14, 2014 10:20 am

We have a Atwood MPD57279 & 1 top burner will not light with the ignitor, it seems to spark as good as the other 2 top burners but will not light. I can light that burner with a match and get as high & good a flame as the other 2 that light with the igniter. I have tried cleaning the electrode anyway but no joy. Anyone have have a similar problem, or have any good suggestions?
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Re: Atwood Range ?

Unread postby RonJK on Sun Dec 14, 2014 7:54 pm


It is possible that the gap between the ignitor and the burner is wrong.

It may be positioned a bit too close or too high as propane is heavier than air.

Try adjusting the gap and see what happens.

If the electrode is sparking at the burner and you have propane that should be the issue.

Good luck.
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