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Jennair gas cooktop

My ignitors keep firing after the gas is turned off... I steamed a dungenes crab last night and some water boiled over... I figured that some water went where it shouldn't go and in the morning all would be fine. Nope... The product manual (on-line) does not speak to this problem.

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  • londowell Jan 07, 2008

    Thank you for your comments! I'll wait till morning and then use the hair-dryer...

  • Anonymous Sep 15, 2008

    One of my ignitors keeps on clicking even after it is lit. This is not a problem with the other 3. Have tried drying, cleaning and moving disk on top of the burner element but still no joy. Any ideas?

  • gaelan Nov 15, 2008

    I have a similar issue, however when I use one burner, predominately the largest burner, I will have one or two of the other burner ignitors spark rapidly and often alternate between each other. This will continue until the gas is turned off on the large burner. What it interesting is that this occurs more when the ignited burner is on low and will disipate or stop all together when on high.



    The noise becomes very annoying and would like to repair ASAP



    Thanks

  • Pink Wilkerson
    Pink Wilkerson Dec 17, 2008

    Actually my problem is the opposite, the igniters won't work at all. Last year I spilled water from a pressure cooker. The igniters didn't work for a day or so, then started working. Three days ago I turn the lock on, then back off a few hours later and now the igniters don't work at all. I have to lite the burner with a BBQ lighter.

  • majorsloghom Feb 24, 2009

    When my pot boiled over, I heard a pop, and after that will only light with a match. It's been several days (ample time to dry out). I think there is something "blown" somewhere. Please help. It is so dangerous if someone forgets about the problem and turns on the burner, gas is leaking out rapidly.

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2009

    When the gas is off, the ignitors keep firing and wont stop.

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Sounds like you got water into the ignitor switches on under the knobs. Sometimes it takes 48 hours for this to dry out. Or you can pull the knobs and use a hair dryer on to dry out the switches. Personally I just advise pulling the plug and wait. This is a common issue with gas cooktops and can also happen with liberal use of cleaning products sprayed in the know area.

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I think your right. I was cleaning and took the knobs off to clean and went liberal on the water. That's when the igniter started sparking. Will wait for it to dry!!

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