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Gas cooktop ignitor runs when stove is off.

Knobs are turned off but ignitor keeps running. It stops if I turn on a burner.

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  • mcbowra Mar 13, 2009

    What is a spark switch? Easy to fix?

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Defective spark switch. Could be one could be more than one.

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

  • steve
    steve Mar 13, 2009

    Each surface valve has one attached.

    You have to remove the front cover on the range that covers the surface valves.

    The switches are on each valve stem and have wires running from each one to the next one.

    Then you can unplug one at a time to see which one is bad.When you unplug one and it quits sparking, that is the bad one.

    Replace the bad one.

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