Clean clogged gas burner?

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  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on Mar 24, 2021

    Here's one way, as they are near the end of their soaking, I have used a toothbrush as the soft brush to scrub them:


    https://products.geappliances.com/appliance/gea-support-search-content?contentId=17278

  • Betsy Betsy on Mar 24, 2021

    Hi Sylvia: I put mine in a sink of hot water, Dawn and vinegar. Maybe a bit of baking soda if they are really stuck up. Let them sit for about 10 or 15 minutes and then get a brush, like a toothbrush and clean them out. Sometimes, if there is ick in there, I use a tooth pick to clean them out. Let them dry completely, you can put them in a pillow case, one at a time, and shake and spin it around (remember when we used to make salads for a crowd like that? No? Oh, then it must be just me :) and/or my friends) and that will get the majority of the water out. One at a time so you don't clang them together.


    Good luck

  • William William on Mar 24, 2021

    What is the burner on? Stove, furnace, grill?

  • Cynthia H Cynthia H on Mar 25, 2021

    Hi! A soft bristle toothbrush will usually remove anything. Good luck!

  • Cheryl A Cheryl A on Mar 25, 2021

    we use a piece of fishing line since it can be run into the hole to unclog it


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BLPxNrFxss

  • William William on Mar 25, 2021

    A very thin wire or strand of wire to fit in the holes to clear them.

  • Kmdreamer Kmdreamer on Mar 25, 2021

    Get a paper clip and open it and put it in the hole and move around grease has gone in the hole

  • Maura White Maura White on Mar 25, 2021

    I agree - wire or paper clip to go into the flame holes and break away and burned on goo.

  • Annie Annie on Mar 27, 2021

    If it is a gas burner from a BBQ, then remove it, clean with a wire brush, then tip cleaners on each hole. It takes a while but is easy.

    https://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-Automotive-Welding-Nozzle-Tip-Cleaners/zgbs/automotive/10704398011

  • Sharon Sharon on Mar 27, 2021

    I always take the butt end of dinner knife, and tap around the burner with it on low, and the carbon dislodges and burns off. But if its trully clogged, I would get one of those fine brass brushes about the size of a large toothbrush in the painting section of True Value Hardware store or any home store paint dept should have them.

  • Kmdreamer Kmdreamer on Mar 29, 2021

    The spiders go inside and lay eggs you need a coat hanger of wire open it and spit it in the hole move around pull it out get all that out

  • Agnes Chrzanowska Agnes Chrzanowska on Apr 30, 2021

    I usually tap around and things clear out


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