My hob does not turn on / ignite / light

Last updated 14/02/2024 12:25

Issue

  • My hob does not turn on / does not operate
  • My hob does not start
  • My gas hob does not ignite
  • There is no spark when you try to activate the spark generator (gas hobs)
  • Induction hob does not work
  • Ceramic hob does not work
  • Electric hob has no power

Applies to

  • built-in hobs
  • freestanding cookers

Resolution

Integrated ceramic / induction hob

ProblemPossible CauseRemedy
You cannot turn on or operate
 the hob.
The hob is not connected to
an electrical supply or it is
 connected incorrectly.
Check if the hob is correctly connected to the electrical supply. Contact the installer.
The fuse is blown.Make sure that the fuse is the
cause of the malfunction. If the
fuse is blown again and again,
 contact a qualified electrician.
You do not set the heat setting
 for 10 seconds.
Activate the hob again and set
the heat setting in less than 10
 seconds.
You touched 2 or more sensor
 fields at the same time.
Touch only one sensor field.
Pause (II) operates.Refer to the "Daily use" chapter in the user manual.
There are water or fat stains
 on the control panel.
Clean the control panel.


Freestanding cooker with electric / induction hob

Problem

Possible Cause

Remedy

You cannot turn on the appliance.

The appliance is not connected to an electrical supply or it is connected incorrectly.

Check if the appliance is correctly connected to the electrical supply. Contact the installer.

The fuse is blown.

Make sure that the fuse is the cause of the malfunction. If the fuse is blown again and again, contact a qualified electrician.

You touched 2 or more sensor fields at the same time.

Touch only one sensor field.

There are water or fat stains on the control panel.

Clean the control panel

You cannot activate the outer ring.

 

Activate the inner ring first.

The oven does not heat up

The oven is deactivated.

Activate the oven.

The clock is not set.

Set the clock. Refer to the user manual for details

The necessary settings are not set.

Make sure that the settings are correct.


Integrated gas hob

Problem

Possible Cause

Remedy

There is no spark when you try to activate the spark generator.

The hob is not connected to an electrical supply or it is connected incorrectly.

Check if the hob is correctly connected to the electrical supply. Contact the installer.

The fuse is blown.

Make sure that the fuse is the cause of the malfunction. If the fuse is blown again and again, contact a qualified electrician.

The burner cap and crown are placed incorrectly.

Place the burner cap and crown correctly.

The flame extinguishes immediately after ignition

The thermocouple is not heated up sufficiently.

After lighting the flame, keep the knob pushed for equal to or less than 10 seconds.


Gas hobs / Freestanding cooker with gas hob

Problem

Possible Cause

Remedy

You cannot turn on the appliance, there is no spark


 

The appliance is not connected to an electrical supply or it is connected incorrectly.

Check if the appliance is correctly connected to the electrical supply. Contact the installer.

The fuse is blown.

Make sure that the fuse is the cause of the malfunction. If the fuse is blown again and again, contact a qualified electrician.

The burners do not work

There is no gas supply.

Check the gas connection.

There is no spark when you try to activate the spark generator.

The burner cap and crown are placed incorrectly.

Place the burner cap and crown correctly.

The flame extinguishes immediately after ignition

The thermocouple is not heated up sufficiently.

After lighting the flame, keep the knob pushed for equal to or less than 10 seconds.

The oven does not heat up

The oven is deactivated.

Activate the oven.

The clock is not set.

Set the clock.

The necessary settings are not set.

Make sure that the settings are correct.


What to do if your gas hob or cooker top does not turn on, ignite or light


Contact an Authorised Service Centre.

If you cannot find a solution to the problem yourself, contact your dealer or an Authorised Service Centre. The necessary data for the service centre is on the rating plate. The rating plate is on the front frame of the oven cavity or the underside of the hobs. Do not remove the rating plate from the appliance

AEG

Electrolux

Zanussi

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