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Old 06-10-2014, 09:11 PM
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I was hoping that I would not have to unscrew the burner tops, the mounting screws for the two burners that are not working are totally rusted. Looks like that is a vain hope. I'm guessing the spark igniter is sandwiched between the cooktop and the burner, but I sure wish somebody would confirm or deny that for me.

Would like to know in advance what the screw sizes are so I can get some stainless steel replacements.

I like the idea of using vinegar to dissolve the rust, although I will probably use a stronger CLR (Calcium/Lime/Rust remover) hoping for faster action, since the client may not appreciate being without the stove for a day or so while the rust is soaking. In the past I've tried Liquid Wrench and PB Blaster with no success, even after waiting an hour for soak time.

Last edited by seekmocha : 06-10-2014 at 09:28 PM. Reason: Additional information
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