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The igniters on all 4 burners on my datex cook top continue sparking. this begins about 5 min after i am finished cooking and turn all burners off. all igniters spark continuously. i have vigorously cleaned all burners, which helped but the problem recurs. if i turn on one particular burner for a few seconds, and then turn it off, the sparking stops for several minutes but then resumes on all 4 burners. thanks, rich

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MARLON KELLER

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SOURCE: Dacor cooktop ignition problem

TAKE THE BURNER CAPS OFF AND CLEAN THEM REALLY WELL AND MAKE SURE THAT THEY R PUT BACK ON PROPERLY THRER ARE GENERALLY A NOTCH THAT HAS TO BE LINED UP JUST RIGHT FOR THE CAPS TO FULLY SEED TO PROMOTE PROPER LITING

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Posted on May 30, 2008

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Doug Camburn

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SOURCE: after cleaning one of the small burners will spark

make sure the little hole right by the ignitor isn't plugged.

Posted on Jun 15, 2010

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meztang

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SOURCE: One of the burners on my Dacor 4 burner gas

Electric gas igniters sometimes get stuck in one position causing a clicking sound. The clicking sound that you hear is the electric arc that is pulsing from the igniter conductor (wire) to ground (the gas burner). It receives power from the electrical outlet that the stove is plugged into.
Residue from food and sometimes cleaning products may be preventing the igniter from producing a spark (Arc) to the base of the burner. This is a common problem that occurs when the stove has been cleaned or food is allowed to build up. Make sure that the igniter and the burner base are clean and dry. This will help with proper operation. Oven cleaner and a small tooth brush may be used to accomplish this. Another problem with ignition may occur if you have too little (touching) or too much space between the igniter and the base of the burner; it will prevent the burner from igniting. You should only have a little more space than the thickness of a nickel between the burner base and the igniter. A good “blue” arc from the igniter to the burner base is optimal. If this doesn’t work, you may need to replace the electric igniter module. Good luck.

Posted on Jul 18, 2010

heatman101

D. Floyd Kolb

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SOURCE: I have a 5 burner

Hi,
The switch behind the knob is bad..
Here is a tip that I wrote that will help you with that...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4033033-gas_range_repair_burners_keep_clicking

heatman101

Posted on Aug 18, 2010

heatman101

D. Floyd Kolb

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SOURCE: 10-12 year old dacor 4 burner epicure cooktop --left front burner

Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote to help people troubleshoot problems with their cooktops not igniting.

Cooktop Range Stove spark ignition does not work
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5649407-cooktop_range_stove_spark_ignition_not

heatman101

Posted on Aug 18, 2010

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