Please help me stop my gas stove electronic igniter, it keeps clicking even if the stove is not in use, I turned off the main switch for the kitchen and it stopped but when I turned it back on, it is still continously clicking.
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Re: GE profile gas stove igniter don't stop igniting
Take a look at the igniter located in the center of two burners. clean the gap with a stiff brush between the eletrode and the upper plate. the distance is preset at the factory. you may have enough buildup to close the gap enough to trigger the igniter.
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As far a "popping" do you mean the igniter on the cook top "clicking"? Did you clean the range and use too much water? If water gets into the igniter switches they will short out and constantly click. Also if the polarity at the electrical plug you can get what is called "ghost spark" so make sure that the polarity is correct at the electrical outlet. Each gas control valve has a switch that turns on the igniter when the knob is in a certain position and they are all wired in a sequence. One of those switches may be shorted out or have a loose wire(range dis-assembly required to inspect). Do you visually see a spark at the electrodes of the burners or do the burners ignite? If you cannot see the spark then there may be a grounding issue and possible loose wire.
Does it have electronic ignition (clicking sound when starting) if it doesnt and you have an older model you may need to re light the pilot? Also make sure your getting gas to the unit (you will hear a hissing sound when the burners are turned on) try using a match to light the burner