Gas range repair: advice wanted

GE gas range with sealed burners.
The front burners appear to have gotten clogged. Gas no longer flows freely though the stem. Gas also leaks a bit under the cover. I opened the cover and found a lot of cleaner residue around the burner assembly. I am guessing the tenant clogged it up over time by getting cleaners into the burner assembly itself. I think the gas is backing up though the air intake that mixes the gas with air before its ignited. I checked out the gas control valves and they seem to work fine.
Question: Is a burner assembly something that can be cleaned? Or do you just replace it?
Thanks in advance..
Matt
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On 11/24/2004 7:56 AM US(ET), Slumlord took fingers to keys, and typed the following:

I do it on occasion. Just pull the burners out and use an old toothbrush and toothpick to clean out the orifices. Use a little liquid dishwasher soap on stubborn spots. Dry them thoroughly afterwards. Since water will remain in some of the orifices, you may get some orifices not producing a flame if the burner is not completely dry. Just leave the burner on until the heat dries up any water that might have remained behind.
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Hi,
Model# is ??....so we know what style of burners ( there are more than one ) your GE ranges has.

Probably, to a point.
jeff. Appliance Repair Aid http://www.applianceaid.com /
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jeff wrote:

Model: JGBS23WEW3WW Its the version with sealed burners, not the one with the open burners that are installed in pairs.
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Unplug the holes using a toothpick.
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Phisherman wrote:

Sealed burners. No holes. There is a metal spout that come up that feeds into a 'burner disk' (which is fine). The problem is in the stuff below the range top. The gas is being restricted before it reaches the burner disk.
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