DIY gas cooktop repair

When your gas range isn't heating properly or the burners won't ignite, follow our expert troubleshooting tips to find the cause of the problem and fix the failure. Use the procedures in our step-by-step repair guides to help you replace parts.

Get tips on how to clean your grates and burner heads from the cooktop articles and videos page. To find the owner’s manual or a complete list of replacement parts for your cooktop, search for your model number.

Gas Cooktops

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.