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Viking stove ignitor

I have a six burner stove about 2 years old, all burners light but when i light the front middle one it will continue to make a clicking sound once lit. A can hear the clicking sound coming from the back burners also. What is the problem? I see the ignitor is a small cylindrical ceramic peice that is held down by two screws and has a wire attached. Could that peice be the problem?

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  • kksprichard Feb 05, 2009

    after owning the stove for two years the front right burner did not light... keeps sparking and sparking... called repair man.... took three months to order part and replace.... now all burners spark three or rour times to light. He says with the new part, they all do this because of safety concerns. When the stove was new, it lit on the first spark every time... every burner.(quiet and efficient like a $2,200.00 cook top should) I think this is a major factory problem in the ignition modual with all the stove tops and the repair man is full of it!

  • acemarengo Mar 19, 2009

    I am having the same problem, but my ignitors continue to click while cooking, which is so annoying. Also, the back two continue to click while I am using the front burner only

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The continues to click problem, for e it was only when my smaller burner was lit. theo others were ok. When I took the burner apart it was very dirty. I cleaned it up (a wire brush in my drill press) and it works fine now. I think it was just bad electrical conduction.

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