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Try using a pair of pliers and pushing down as you turn first counter clockwise as if you are turning the gas on then back clockwise till it won't turn anymore. If it's still trying to ignite see if its the oven or make sure that its the burner that's trying to ignite . I''m not a appliance person just a home maker so if it were me and none of those things work turn off the gas to the stove unplug the power to the stove and call the gas company or appliance center. One thing though some of those type of knobs are two parts like they have to be pressed down to turn on the gas. Or the have to be set in a certain position to engage the ignite switch. If you know a little about wiring look at the switch and check the wires. But make sure before you do anything that there is no gas on.!!!
My knobs did the same _ if you want to avoid expensive replacements (mine were going to be $125) get some small good quality zap straps and tighten 2-3 around the stem. For added strength you could add some apoxy but i found it was not necessary. Good Luck!
I just spoke to GE about this, NO, they DONT have decals, instead they want you to replace the whole Cooktop piece for $300 +... Am so annoyed. All my neighbors who have the same appliances put in by the builder are having the same issues. It's a GE problem.
I Just called GE about this problem, wanna know their answer??? Replace the whole stainless stell cook top piece for $325 ! ! ! Customer Service, at its finest. This is obviously a GE problem , i live in a neighborhood of recently constructed homes, all of which have the same GE appliances, and all my neighbors are having the same issues. Gee, thanks GE
The only two things you can do are pull the core of the oven thermostat and re-grease it, but that could throw your temperature calibration way off. The other is to replace the thermostat. Either way, a calibration is probably a good idea.
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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Sounds like a short in that particular burner circuit. Usually when the light stays on even after cool down the heat sensor is bad. This is inside the burner. If your getting white smoke the burner switch could also be shorted out.