Why Does My Stove Keep Clicking? | Troubleshooting a Gas Stove Ignitor

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If you own a Gas Stove or Range, you’re probably all too familiar with the clicking noise they make when you turn the Surface Burner Knob.  Click, click, click, and the burner lights.  This noise is the Electric Ignitor working to spark the Burner and should stop once it’s lit.

A normally functioning igniter will typically click up to three times before it sparks.  But, every now and then you may run into instances where the ignitor continues to click or tick even after the burner is lit, or the burner never lights at all.  So what do you do?  Before you buy a new ignitor for your stove, we have a few troubleshooting tips you can try that may solve the problem.

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