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Ignitors keep firing by themselves after my aunt cleaned them 24 hours ago After she did the major cleaning of the stove I used the oven and it worked fine. I lit a burner (Probably front?) and the left rear burner went pop and then all the ignitors keep firing by themselves until I shut off the circuit breaker. Now when ever the stove is turned on the igitors keep firing constantly. I tried unplugging the ignitors one at a time but they all keep firing even if the other ones are disconnected. Any idea what is going on? Thanks, Dave the ignitors continue to spark at all burners even though they are lit all srove igniters keep firing (at a slower pace than when lighting the burner) at the same time; water was spilled in one of the burners and now all igniters are firing simutaneously even when the control knob is off; all burners work ok when on.

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Apparently there was a water spill around the burner control knob and in the burner itself; We ran the burner to create heat and then turned it off and let the water dry out and evaporate from the burner and igniter area.

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