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The ignitor is clicking all the time, is this normal?

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Hi

Thanks for using FixYa. There are a few things to check for. Make sure the electrode (the small metal piece that the spark comes off from) is clean and the holes in the burner are clean, use a pin or paper clip to clean out the burner holes and not a tooth pick as these can break off and make things worse. Example of a burner. The next thing to check for are the ignition switches under the surface control knobs, the switches can twist and break and keep the spark module on and the spark keeps "clicking" even when the burner is light. If every thing looks good, you may have a bad spark module, replace it.
The switches or the range control knobs may have got wet and are completing the circuit to the spark module thus causing it to continuously click or fire off sparks continuously. Use your hair/blow dryer and blow some hot air around the spark module area.

This is a typical spark module wire diagram--

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Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.

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Rylee

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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    Rylee Smith Jul 31, 2009

    Hi



    Thanks for using FixYa. The solution i gave you earlier was not for your question. The clicking of ignitor is not a normal thing and you'll need to get your coil valves checked, also examine pilot for any short in the circuit.



    Please do rate the solution & revert for further assistance.


    Thanks
    Rylee

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