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The spark element continues to click at all times, even after the flame is lit. The only way we can stop it is to unplug the stove.

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Each valve has a switch on it, so that when any valve is set to the lite position, all igniters should spark.
The most common reason to see your symptoms is that a person has cleaned the cooktop and water, or whatever cleaner was used, has gotten into one or more of these switches (which are located on the shaft of each burner control knob) and is shorting one or more switches. Most times, if you let it go a day or two, it will dry out on it's own and start to work correctly again. If not, you may have to replace one or more of these switches.

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