Most gas stoves have removable burners. This allows for convenient cleaning of the stove and makes burners easy to replace if they begin to malfunction or leaks. Removable burners can be replaced by homeowners, making th... More » Home & Garden Appliances Ovens & Ranges

To clean an electric coil burner, use a dishcloth with mild soap to remove residue. For stuck-on residue, use a baking soda paste, and let it sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off. More » Home & Garden Cleaning

To clean enamel stove covers, wash the covers in the dishwasher or with hot water and soap. Difficult stains can be removed with ammonia and hot water. Some stains, such as heat damage that causes discoloration, may not ... More » Home & Garden Cleaning
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Gas burners work using a mixture of natural gas and oxygen that is ignited by a pilot light, or, in newer stoves, an electric spark igniter. The height of the flame is determined by the amount of gas fed into the burner.... More » Home & Garden Appliances Ovens & Ranges

Common problems reported with gas stoves include burners that do not ignite properly and ovens that do not get hot; these can often be remedied by thorough cleaning and replacing minor electrical parts. There are a numbe... More » Home & Garden Appliances Ovens & Ranges

Some common problems with General Electric electric stoves include no heat or partial heat from some burners, as well as excessive heat from the stovetop. The stove must be turned off before repairs are attempted. More » Home & Garden Appliances Ovens & Ranges

Some maintenance procedures that reduce GE oven problems include using the self-cleaning feature with caution, replacing the gas line and inspecting the burners. Further specific maintenance procedures depend on the part... More » Home & Garden Appliances Ovens & Ranges