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We have a 5 burner GE Profile oventop. The clicking from the electric starter doesn't stop unless we unplug the unit. Any suggestions on how to get the clicking to stop?

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You have a short in one of the contacts on one of the controls.  Remove the cover to the cooktop.  Visually inspect.  If necessary, disconnect the wires from the controls one at a time....they're all in parallel until you stop the symptom.  Be careful around the wiring...turn off power before touching any uninsulated wires.

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