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Igniters will not work

My kenmore gas cooktop had water spill into two igniters. none of the igniters will work now. breakers have been checked and are not tripped. what would be the next logical step in getting the igniters repaired?

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  • shaile3 Feb 28, 2008

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Did the water fall on the spark module do you hear a faint click ,igniters dont go bad if they get wet if you say theres power going to the cooktop then you might have a bad spark module.

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