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My jenn Air gas cook top igniters started sparking on there own. I unplugged and left overnight but still have the same problem! Any ideals?

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One of the switches that control the ignitor is stuck; you might remove the knobs to see if the switch actuators are visible without removing other panels and check to see if they can be operated by annoying them with an insulated probe such as a chopstick or wooden skewer. Ours are controlled by a cam that is part of the knob itself that passes an extension of the switch. The extension is visible with the knob removed. 

Good thing you pulled the plug since the high voltage transformer that supplies the spark is definitely not designed for prolonged operation.   

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