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I still don't see any leak. I replaced the spark module and now everything works.................... well except that when I turn the oven on the spark still click,click,click for ever. Should I change the swith on the oven????? Thank you

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That's right they all spark together, however when I use any of the top burner the sparks fires rather fast 2 click per second I guess. When trying to light the oven it looks like one click per second. Last night I tried so many times to see if I could come up with an answer, when the oven didn't produce the big flammes anymore. the click is happening rather slowly. then the pilot light is on and the click keeps firing but after 20 second the main flammes didn't happen. GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR

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These problems are difficult to diagnose sometimes without being there to actually see what is going on. Now...let me see if I can remember all of this. You replaced the spark module and have a spark at each burner now. You also checked for gas leaks and didn't find any. Now, you're telling me that the oven isn't working? Most oven igniters I'm familiar with are the glow bar type. Which means they don't spark at all. They glow to a certain current potential (roughly 2.7 to 3.3 amps) before the gas valve is opened and begins to flow. Once gas flow is achieved, the igniter ignites the gas. Now, when these igniters get old, they become weak and will not provide enough current to open the gas valve, or, they take a long time to ignite. If this is your case, then you need to replace the oven igniter. Does this help you? PS Keep in mind, some ovens have two separate igniters. One for the broiler and one for bake. Does the broil function work? If so, the oven switch is good.

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