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DCS range igniter won't stop

After cleaning my range, whenever we cook now, the auto igniter continues to spark. Mine is a Dacor glass cooktop but the problem sounds the same. One of the five burners is the culprit. The others behave normally. If the culprit is being used, though, they all keep sparking.

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  • phalanx5 Oct 03, 2008

    This is a common issue with Blue Star ranges.
    That company provided some defective spark re-ignitor modules made by Invensys. Perhaps the DCS uses the same one?


  • Anonymous Oct 16, 2008

    my dcs range igniter keeps clicking...how do we stop it?

  • keithandlee Nov 06, 2008

    My DCS 5 burner range ignitors will not stop clicking. I've taken all 5 burners apart and cleaned then and still they all are clicking. I had this problem before but after a good cleaning it is resolved...not this time. Any clues???

  • pmcmillan Nov 10, 2008

    Same here. Cleaned all 6 burners but it still keeps igniting even when burners are lit.

  • homeobiz Nov 15, 2008

    I also have a DCS 5 burners with ignitors that won't stop clicking.

    I called the company and they advised to clean the pilots with rubbing alcohol. It did not however solve the problem.

    Any solution anyone?

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    Same problem on Maytag MGR6875ADB model...

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Hey all ... I just had a repairman fix my DCS cooktop that was doing the same thing ... ignitor problem. He replaced it and it's good as new. (Cleaning also did NOT work for me.) It cost me $216 for the repair. If you can find the part, it's pretty easy to replace. Just take off the front knobs (be careful as there is a 'ring' inside the neck of the knob) and unscrew the front. You will need a special screwdriver - looks like a star - but just snip the plastic straps holding the original ignitor in place and put the new one on the same way as the old one. You should be good as new. REMEMBER TO TURN OFF THE BREAKER!!! I can't imagine it would take more than an hour (tops) 'cause it looked pretty easy.

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