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Wolf cooktop burner ignitor keeps sparking after lighting

This is an intermittent problem. I have cleaned the ignitor with grit cloth to make sure it is clean. could this be an ignitor module problem? if so, How do I take apart the cooktop to get to the module?

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The ignitor will keep sparking until you turn it past the light setting. If it keeps sparking even after you set the flame for something other than light, you have a controller problem. The controller is located behind the knob, inside the top of the stove. If it doesn't light, take off the grate and clean all of the gas holes with a pin or toothpick.

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The problem seems to be with the switch itself sticking. There is a spring return inside, and if it got gummed up or broken, it will not release the igniter contact inside.

Replacing the igniter switch will solve your problem.

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I also found after cleaning this happened to me and we unplugged the whole unit for a bit and it "reset". It stopped. I am sure you alreadytried this but thought i should at least mention it in case you haven't.

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First off all provide model details .


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