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Pat Thompson Posted on Sep 05, 2006
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Ignite problem When a burner is lit. One of the other burners will try and ignite. You get a continuous ticking. You can see a little blue flash at the back of another burner when the knob is off.

  • slednerd Nov 09, 2007

    I have the same constant ignition problem, except for one burner is fine. Another burner won't ignite at all. Problem is...how do I get this thing apart?

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Imfornu, under each burner control is a valve and a switch that controls the spark to each burner. Sometimes these switches become wet or short out. In this case it sounds like yours is shorted in the closed position and therefore the spark. These switches run on a harness across each burner control valve..I believe the part number is PG220020, you can look it up on the net to get an idea of what it looks like...Catriver..post back.

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