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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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  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2007

    Similar problem, all four burner ignitors began clicking when all of the controls were turned off. We unplugged the unit for 15 minutes and then plug it in again. The clicking stopped.

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2008

    have the same problem - twice in a month - first time the ignitor wire caught fire when it started to click and flame came out of the knob -. was fixed by a company repaire person - less then a monthe later same problem as soon as you plug in electric the igniters start to click and spark We pulled plug and then put it back in next day = worked for one day and then started all over again. Now it will not stop clicking if it is plugged in

  • gcc2 Oct 18, 2008

    We had the same problem. All ignitor sparks started activating for no reason. I unplugged the stove and cleaned all the burners, then plugged the stove back in. The clicking continued and won't stop.

  • vash88 Oct 19, 2008

    Ours is doing the same thing - started all of a sudden this morning. We unplug it, it stops. But it does not go away when you plug it back in. All the knobs are off - the burners appear clean underneath...  

  • markklenk Nov 22, 2008

    We have two of the four igniters clicking. After some time, it stopped, and then finally caused our GFCI to trip. We have not been able to reset it.

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You most likely have a defective spark module.

Posted on Oct 09, 2007

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