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All 4 burners are firing although the knobs are all in the "off" position. I can't get them to stop firing.

All of a sudden, when all 4 burners were off, they all began "firing" and I cannot get them to stop

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Unplug the oven for at least 30 minutes. Plug it back in and see if it stops. If not, the control board has a problem (could be just bad connections).

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You got the contacts wet when you were cleaning this. And if you get to much water on there you will burn up the switch and blow a fuse and maybe cause a fire. Be careful next time you clean around this area.

Posted on Mar 13, 2010

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It actually stopped doing it all by itself while we were waiting for a solution.

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