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Igniters firing continuously, even when all burners in OFF positi

When I turned  off the large burner, the igniter clicking noise started and won't stop unless I shut off the breaker at the breaker box. All five igniters are firing and all five eyes turn on normally. The igniters just keep firing away, though. What's the deal?

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Krazytech
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SOURCE: ignitors keep firing by themselves after my aunt cleaned the stove

Hi davemoo2, I would make sure that the all the burners are put together correctly .. next check to see if a selector switch may be pushed in or shorted . also check the that the ingitors are know grounded out.. let me know what you find out... kraxytech

Posted on Sep 22, 2007

SOURCE: Ignitors keep firing by themselves after my aunt cleaned them 24 hours ago

You have water left over from cleaning and it is shorting out the igniters at the knobs, not the burners. I guess the solution is to wait until it dries out unless you can open the top and maybe use a hair dryer.

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

barkencoa
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SOURCE: My large burner will not shut off on my frigidaire stove.

You need to have the temp regulator replaced.

Posted on Dec 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Front burner won't shut off. Have to close at breaker.

For $9.99 I will be glad to share the solution.

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

TheMazz
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SOURCE: heating element stays on when turned off

The thermostat (that is the dial that you turn to energize the heating elements) is the only thing that connects power to and disconnects power from the heating element. It is bad.

You can unplug the unit and remove the thermostat. Take it to a parts supplier and get a new one and install it. Your problem will go away.

If you would like to see a wiring diagram...click on this link:

http://manuals.frigidaire.com/prodinfo_pdf/Springfield/316255301.pdf


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Posted on Oct 15, 2009

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