January 27, 2016

How to clean grates and burners on a gas cooktop video

By Sears PartsDirect staff
How to clean gas burners and grates on a cooktop.
How to clean gas burners and grates on a cooktop.

Use the tips in this video to keep your gas range or cooktop looking and cooking like new. Find out what kind of cleaning solution to use to soften burned-on spills and how to clean the slots on the burner heads and ignition ports to keep the burners heating evenly.

Need a cleaning product for your range or cooktop? Check out our stove top cleaning products page. And if you're looking for troubleshooting advice or repair guides, our DIY repair help section for gas and electric cooktops and ranges can help.

If you have an electric range with a glass cooktop, this video will show you how to scrape off burned-on spills and let you know which cleaning products are safe to use to buff and polish the surface.

Symptoms for gas cooktops

Main causes: gas supply problem, faulty pressure regulator, clogs in burner or orifice, burner valve failure
Main causes: burner igniter switch failure, bad spark module, dirty or damaged spark electrode, wiring failure, lack of power supply
Main causes: stuck burner igniter switch, wet igniter switch contacts, faulty spark module

Repair guides for gas cooktops

How to replace a spark igniter switch on a gas cooktop

Follow these step-by-step instructions to fix the surface burner ignition system on your gas cooktop by replacing the spark igniter switches.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 45 minutes or less
November 20, 2014
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a spark module on a gas cooktop

No flame on your gas cooktop? Installing a new spark module could be the fix you need.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less

Articles and videos for gas cooktops

January 27, 2016

How to clean grates and burners on a gas cooktop video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Find out how to clean the grates and burners on your gas cooktop.