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(2) front Burner igniters on my new Matag 30" Cooktop continue to click

Just purchased my Maytag 30" Built-in Gas Cooktop (3) Months ago. Now, the (2) front Burner Igniters continue to click even when the controlling knobs are turned off. The clicking continues when the Burners are on as well. The (2) back Burners seems to work ok.

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  • twindragon76 Jun 19, 2008

    i have the same problem, but all 4 of my burner is clicking. Help anyone?

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Sounds like water got into one of the switches. This usually happens when you wash the knobs. Water stays in the holes and runs down the shaft when replaced. Maytag has issued a recall on some stoves because this can be a fire hazard. UNPLUG THE COOKTOP UNTIL THIS IS FIXED!!!!!!!!! This has happened to me with a whirlpool unit and it tripped a breaker and shot sparks across the kitchen. First go to Maytags web site and see if yours has a recall. If so Maytag will fix it free. While you are waiting leave stove unplugged and light with a match. If you need to fix this yourself disconnect the wires from the two switches this should stop the sparking. Connect one switch at a time and see which switch is bad. Most of the time the electric part of the gas valve can be replaced seperately. and you can do this yourself. If you must actually disconnect a gas pipe unless you really know what you are doing call for service.

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