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Range Burners Spark All The Time

The 3 most common part(s) or condition(s) which cause the symptom Range burners spark all the time are listed below starting with the most likely. Check or test each item and watch any available videos.


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Spark Ignition Switch

If the burners spark all the time and won't stop, one of the burner spark ignition switches is probably defective. This is a common burner spark problem. Mounted on each burner control valve is a small switch, as the knob is rotated to the "Lite" position electrical contacts in the switch are pressed together and provide power to the spark module. If the spark ignition switch is defective the contacts may stay pressed together, causing the burners to spark all the time. First determine which of the switches is defective and then replace it. Spark ignition switches are not repairable.

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To see parts for your range/stove/oven, you need to enter your model number on the right. The system will then display parts that are associated with your range/stove/oven.

Spark Ignition Switch and Harness

If the burners spark all the time and won't stop, one of the burner spark ignition switches is probably defective. This is a common burner spark problem. Mounted on each burner control valve is a small switch, as the knob is rotated to the "Lite" position electrical contacts in the switch are pressed together and provide power to the spark module. If the spark ignition switch is defective the contacts may stay pressed together, causing the burners to spark all the time. First determine which of the switches is defective and then replace it. Or if it is a switch and harness assembly replace the assembly. Spark ignition switches are not repairable.

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What is a model number, and where do I find it?

To see parts for your range/stove/oven, you need to enter your model number on the right. The system will then display parts that are associated with your range/stove/oven.

Spark Module

If the burners spark all the time, one of the spark ignition switches is probably stuck. However, in some instances a bad spark module can cause this problem. After checking each of the burner switches, if the burners still spark all the time consider replacing the spark module.

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