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Gas ignitors continue to spark every 5 seconds in off position

With all the burners off, the ignitors all spark every 5 seconds. This happened before a month ago, but stopped after I turned some burners on and then off again. I've tried turning all the burners on/off, but the sparking won't stop this time. Is this dangerous? What could be the cause? I had just cleaned the cooktop. Maybe water caused it? I burned the flames for awhile hoping to remove moisture, but no luck stopping the ignition sparks..

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  • theresa_n_ja Feb 13, 2009

    Thanks!!!!! :)

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2009

    Gas ignitors continue to spark every 5 seconds in the off position. I have unpluged it and pluged it back in same problem.

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Try unplugging the unit over night, itspossible that by you cleaning the tops, the electrodes got wet, falsley sparkin, when the water dries out it should stop, and no not dangerous in any way, only annoying to listen to

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