How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Michael Your Own Question
Michael, Customer Service
Category: Appliance
Satisfied Customers: 9568
Experience:  I have been an appliance repair tech for over 30 years and will help you solve your problems.
Type Your Appliance Question Here...
Michael is online now

hi just got my first vw 2006 camper .it has a 2 burner smev

This answer was rated:

hi just got my first vw 2006 camper .it has a 2 burner smev .when I turn the knob I can hear gas but wont light ,I have turned knob until I hear gas and tried lighting with match but still wont light .does it the unit has not been used for long time .
kind regards

Hi if the gas hasnt reached the burners it wont light. Let me know if you smell the gas?
If not, turn the burners on low, then keep a flame at one of them until it lights that should work. The reason is air in the line, when that gets out the gas will be there ;-) But if you smell gas strong, turn them off and DO NOT TRY ANYTHING ELSE until you talk with me.
If this works, pleas rate kindly. If it doesn't light, please dont rate yet just reply to me for further instructions.
Thank you *****
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

thanks it will light with a match. but if hold button in to light it nothing happens. does this work it off leisure battery ? ( which has a full charge ) the piz0 ing or am I doing it incorrect regards ken

Hi Ken, I need a bit more information.
What exactly is the issue, the stove wont light I think, but you can hear the gas flowing? Is this correct. Please be detailed so I can help you fix this.
Thank you have a great day.
Tech Michael
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

yes the gas is now flowing and it will light with a match and stay a light ..but when u turn gas button on and hold down for it spark to light . nothing happens . cant hear any sparking


Hi if you have electric connected and it wont spark you need a new spark module.
Any camper service center or RV shop will have this for you.
Please rate kindly.
Michael and other Appliance Specialists are ready to help you