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The electrodes click about once a minute after all burners are turned off.

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  • drayton_wear Oct 07, 2009

    I unplugged the electrical cord. I have disassembled the cook top. I have cleaned each part, and now I am waiting for everything to dry thoroughly. If the problem persists after reassembling every thing, what should I replace? (after trying each eye individually to isolate which one has the problem).

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Hi,

If they are firing when the burners are turned off:

It is likely that either a spark switch or your module is shorted. The spark switches are located below each knob and you would have to disconnect one at a time to see which one is causing the problem. The mostly likely culprit would the the module itself. Unfortunately, all parts are inside the cooktop and involve removing the top cover to access inside the burner box to do any testing or exchanging of parts.

If they are firing only when the burners are turned on:


You either have an electrode on one of the burners that is not sensing the flame properly or you have a bad module. Use just one burner at a time to see which one is causing the electrodes to continue to click. Once you've determined which one it is, clean the spark tip (electrode) with something coarse like high grit sand paper or a tooth brush. If the problem still persists then you need a new spark module.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

  • taran_2005
    taran_2005 Oct 07, 2009

    Thanks for your response!!

    As i said, my First target would be Spark Module.There was one scenario, where one of
    those switches got wet and was completing the circuit to the spark module
    causing it to fire off sparks.

    There is one diagram :-

    http://www.applianceaid.com/images/typic...

    The above one is wiring diagram that would help you.You can order the part at :-

    http://www.appliancepartspros.com/Applia...

    Note - Make sure gas burner is all set and working fine.

    Let me know, if need further assistance.

    Hope i helped you.

    Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!


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