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Gas stove with a electronic igniter

I just clean the top of stove with water and now the electronic igniter is going off by itself, only stops when I unplug it.

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  • campman77 Dec 23, 2008

    I cleaned the stovetop with water and now the electric igniter will not stop unless I unpkug it. How do I solve this

















  • murillorober Apr 01, 2009

    I have a Jenn Air range and while cleaning around the knobs with a wet sponge one of the burners did a small explosion and now the electronic igniter of that burner does not work; however I can light up the burner with a an elctronic flame used for gas burners. Can you help me?

    Thanks, Robert

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You got things wet that don't like to be wet. Once it drys out it should work fine

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