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BRAND NEW GAS STOVE MODEL#FFGF3023LB--INSTALLED YESTERDAY--IGNITOR WILL NOT SHUT OFF--TOP BURNERS LIGHT,BUT WHEN I SHUT OFF THE BURNER,THE LIGHT GOES OFF,BUT THE IGNITORS KEEP ON CLIKKING AND WILL NOT SHUT OFF---UNPLUGGED ELCT.POWER CORD FROM WALL,CALLED TECH,SAID MIGHT BE SOME LIQUID SPILL OR SOMETHING--TO CALL HIM TOMORROW--HE INSTALLED THE STOVE YESTERDAY--WHY DOES IT KEEP ON CLIKKING?

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  • ozuna21891 Oct 06, 2010

    HAD A BRAND NEW FRIGIDAIRE GAS STOVE INSTALLED YESTERDAY--CONVERTED TO PROPANE AND TECH ADJUSTED EVERYTHING TO SPECS.--TODAY LIT ONE OF TOP BURNERS AND EVERYTHING OK--SHUT FLAME OUT,THE IGNITION JUST KEEPS ON CLIKKING--WILL NOT QUIT--HAD TO DISCONNECT ELECT POWER CORD FROM WALL--WHAT COULD BE THE PROBLEM?COULD IT BE A PROBLEM WITH THE IGNITOR?

  • ozuna21891 Oct 06, 2010

    WILL GIVE THIS INFO TO MY TECH -WILL BE HELPFUL--THANKS

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In this model the clicker keeps working if you keep the Knob on Lite so make sure it's not there first.
The clicker is electrically triggered: when you turn one of the gas buttons a small contact situated on it is activated - this button powers the clicker module, starting it up. In your case the contact on the last burner that you used has failed - it happens on brand new appliances. It has been badly assembled in the factory and now it has become stuck closed, keeping the clicker functioning.
All you need to do is to access the switch and disconnect it. Later the switch will have to be replaced.

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The ignitor is having inside an electric switch with contacts. So this switch has been stuck in on position. This usually stuck after along use or after some liquid spill oven it. In your case if you have not have the chance to use it yet then the ignitor was faulty from the beginning and it just stuck after a couple of uses. For electrical parts many times there is such a possibility. The only thing you should do just remove it from the mains when you don't use it until the supplier will replace it with new. Just advices if they try to fix it don't accept that you should demand to put a new one. Is not a big cost but if they fix it in some moths you have big chance to have the same problem and be in the same situation again which is very annoying.

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