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Electric starter continues to fire after burner is on

How do i fix it?

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  • jenny47 Jun 23, 2008

    this problem started after i
    cleaned the grease from around the
    burners , so i turned on all
    the burners and the stove, letting
    everything dry out for an hour.
    it was fine the rest of the
    day------than i woke up to find
    the starter cliking all by
    itself---------sooooo is it a sticky switch
    or a flame switch

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This is caused by a failing flame switch. It has a sensing bulb that comes from the output end of the pilot tube assy. it will have a copper line returning back to a switch that will have 2 wires on the backside of it.

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Posted on Jun 22, 2008

  • burzerko
    burzerko Jun 24, 2008

    It is a flame switch. This is the only device in the unit that signals the ignitor to stop trying for ignition.

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check the spark head on that particular burner first for dirt,they all need to be clean to recognize the flame after ignition and sense the flame to shut off the sparker module after ignition,and if not you will need to replace the spark module that fires the sparkers itself,but try cleaning sparkers and underneath where the wires connect to the sparkers first for contamination,its cheaper than starting to replace parts

Posted on Dec 31, 2009

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