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Viking 4 burner gas stove spark will not stop after flame starts

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Make sure that the electronic pilot gets hot by the flame of the burners, some times the gas air adjustmet is open to much and the flame will not get to the starter or electronic pilot, the electrode has a sensor that knows when the flame is on, if you see that the tip of the electrode is not been touch by the flame it will not stop, tiking. if that is not the problem replace the electrodes, or electronic pilot the same thing.

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