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Ignitors wont shutoff

I have a Kitchen-Aid stove with gas cooktop. The ignitors click and stay on after the burner is shutoff.

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  • raridon160 Feb 27, 2009

    Thanks I'll try that

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The common way to control the ignitors is a cam on the individual shafts acting on a 'normally open' switch that is depressed in the ignition position. One of these switches has failed and no longer able to return to its normally open condition.
You may be able to locate the defective one by 'exercising' each control back and forth past the ignition position to see if one of them will cause the ignitor to stop. You may have had a spill that has allowed food liquids to gum up the switch.  

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