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Electric igniter does not stop sparking after the burner turns on. how do we troubleshoot?

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On my DSC RGT-305 range it wasn't either the spark module or the wiring, it was one of the little rotary switches that sit behind the burner control knobs. It shorted out (verified with an ohm meter). The switch is made by State Tool & Mfg. Co. and the part number is 25300. Wayne

Posted on Dec 01, 2009

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    Hi Wayne, where did you buy the part from? My stove uses the exact same part and I cannot find it anywhere!

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If turning a different burner on stops it then that ignitor or wire is bad. If not the spark module has failed.
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Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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Usually this happens when water or some type of liquid gets on one or more of the igniter switches. Let it dry for 48 hours, turn the power back on and see if it keeps on clicking. If it does, one of the switches needs to be replaced. Not a very difficult job. Hope this helps, APP tech http://www.AppliancePartsPros.com

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Sing, sounds like you got one of your burner valve switches wet and it's grounding out. Try taking a hair dryer, pull of the burner knobs and going lightly over the control valves. The switches are mounted to these valves. It just may need to be dried out. If this doesn't work, one of the switches shorted out. Catriver..post back.

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