My sister has had one of these for 3-4 years. A few weeks ago the right-front (max power) burner's igniter stopped clicking, and recently the other igniters have become intermittent. Do they just need to be cleaned, or do the igniter parts (the ceramic resistor and spark electrode) need to be replaced?
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I would make sure you have wiped up all the water you spilled, You may need to take the burners off the stovetop and make sure the tiny little pinholes for the gas to come out are fully dry, Than re-assemble everything and try again.
Each burner control knob has a built-in switch that controls the igniter. It appears the front right burner switch in the knob is possibly defective. They are replaceable but it requires dis-assembly of the range front. Are all the igniters in a sequence? Have you tried turning the front right burner on while another burner has the igniter on. This may let you ignite the burner automatically. When you have another burner igniter clicking try turning on that burner. If the range has rectification igniters that will not work.
Thanks for using FIxYa.The igniter doesn't stop clicking due
to a short inside the igniter circuit or due to moisture present on the
ignition switch.Turn off the gas supply immediately and also unplug it from the
mains power. Now take a blower or your hair dryer and blow hot air over the igniter. Also check for the following troubleshooting steps---
1)The gap between
the igniter and the burner base is too large. *Should be approximately the
thickness of two dimes.
2)Soiled igniter or
The above can be tested by switching the suspected burner
with a known operating burner.
connections at the igniter, the grounding strap, or spark module.
4)Broken or pinched
igniter wire between the burner and module.
Both of the above are physical inspections under the main
5)The module may
have a week coil, which is not providing sufficient voltage to ignite the gas.
Even after performing these steps the igniter doesn't stop clicking then you need to replace the spark module.
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I found this on Youtube... I thought it might have to do with a thermal sensor not working properly.
Anyheuw, watch this video and see if this doesn't help fix your issue. If not, please respond and I will look at the schematics for the board as you may have a relay or some capacitors going bad.
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Your problem is not the igniter itself, but the burner switch that controls the igniter. All the igniters get their power from one spark module that is mounted somewhere in back of the oven. That's why you are able to get all the igniters to spark with only one burner control turned on. This is normal. That is also why you are able to light the burner in question buy turning on another burner. The spark is being provided by a switch that is working. To answer your question: the igniter is removable, but I don't think it's necessary. Cleaning them generally doesn't make them work better. I would check the wiring from the spark module to the burner switch and/or replace the switch. I hope this helps.