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Jenn-Air Gas Cooktop won't stop sparking


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#1 rpress

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Posted 24 June 2005 - 04:32 PM

Hi - tonite after boiling some water, when I turned off the burner, the igniter started sparking, and will not stop unless I turn the gas back on - any advice?ThanksBob

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Posted 24 June 2005 - 04:38 PM

I'll bet this happens with only one particular burner.  Am I right or am I right?

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Posted 24 June 2005 - 08:21 PM

i'm betting it is a jennair "expressions" cooktop that requires a new spark module.
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Posted 25 June 2005 - 08:35 AM

Hi - thanks for the reply - yes it is only one burner, it did stop after about twenty minutes. Do I need to replace some thing?It is a Jenn-Air, 1993 5 burner model.Bob

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Posted 25 June 2005 - 09:13 AM

Sounds like some water got into something and this shorted out the system, the clicking stopped when the water dried.
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Posted 25 June 2005 - 10:44 AM

i would lean towards the ignition switch. could have been water. you would hear a sizzle by the burner knob
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Posted 25 June 2005 - 02:44 PM

Thanks guys - really appreciate your expertise.Bob




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