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Gas countertop KitchenAid stove ignitors continue to spark even when all knobs are on off position. I unplugged the stove so as not to kill ignitor altogether.

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Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote that will help figure out why the burner spark keepson clicking...

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Might Be Moisture Got to the switches, let them dry, if did not help it could be either one of the switches stuck in the closed position or spark module is bad. check my video how to fix it - not the simple thing

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