Stove burner help

My gf has a stove with 4 burners. Its an old stove.
2 of the burners do not work well, when you turn it on some parts of the circle do not get lit.
Perhaps the holes are clogged or something?
I know in my house, occasionally one or two holes do not light, so I just blow on it and half the flames get blown out for a split second, but then (when theres no more wind) its all lit.
But this doesnt work on her stove, so what could be the problem, and whats the solution?
Thanks
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Yes.
Lift off the grate, take out the burner (if removable, as most gas burners are these days). Soak the burner in hot dish detergent/water for a while, then scrub off all the grime. Use a bent paperclip or other wire to poke through the holes and any grooves to clean them out.
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The solution is cleaning, regardless of type, or replacement. I just bought 4 of the removable types for a stove I got with no burners. About $50 total, plus the new stove at $200.
greg
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Sometimes you can lift up the top of the range. Lift the burners up and out. Put the burners in a laundry sink or somplace that doesn't mind some dirt. Soak em good with overn cleaner spray with sodium hydroxide. Rinse em off with hot water, and scrub them with a nylon brush. You may have to heat em up good with hot water, spray the oven cleaner on, and wait two or three minutes (use a clock, not just guess). Sometimes, takes several cleanings.
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On Jul 15, 8:35 pm, "Stormin Mormon"

The burner is full of crud, clean it. So is yours.
Jimmie
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My "what" is full of crud"
(Big grin, here; just having fun with you.)
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