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Igniters keep clicking

My MGR6772 suddenly had the igniters begin clicking. Nor knobs are turned on and all four igniters are trying to light. I had to unplug the unit from the wall to stop them. any suggestions?

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Re: igniters keep clicking

You most likely have a defective spark module.

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It will stop once it drys out. The best bet is to unplug the electrical power cord and let it dry overnight. Plug it back in the morning and it should be fine. The moisture is most likely in one of the switches just behind the knobs.

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First of all- when you turn any ONE of the burner knobs to "ignite" all FOUR burners will spark/click. This is normal. If you're getting a spark from the ignitors when all knobs are set to "off" then you most likely either got some moisture into one or more of the switches below the knobs (sometimes they will dry out and be fine after a while, but I have seen them burn-up/melt/arc too) OR one or more of the switches is stuck/shorted. Good luck and hope this helps.
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