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Can you light a gas stove burner by hand?
Although the burners on an electric-ignition gas stove may be lit by hand, the cooking flame inside the oven works differently on models from the 1990s and newer. As a safety feature, these require electricity to light and cannot be lit by hand — so skip the oven and cook on the stove burners instead until the power returns.
Will a gas stove work without electricity?
Will a Gas Stove Work Without Electricity? Hunker may earn compensation through affiliate links in this story. If your gas-powered stove was made in the last few decades, it most likely requires electricity to light the burners during normal operating conditions.
How do you light a gas stove during a power outage?
But you can bypass the electric ignition during a power outage by using matches to light the burners instead. Shine a flashlight or other light source — even a flashlight app from a cellphone — near the stove if it’s too dark to see the stove well. Turn all the stove burner and oven dials to their off positions.
How do you light a gas fireplace without electricity?
The IntelliFire and IntelliFire Plus use batteries to pilot your gas fireplace during a power outage. If you have a standing pilot, the gas fireplace will light itself without the need for electricity. But the pilot may need to be lit manually on occasion.