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I was cleaning the stovetop and pulled the knobs off to clean

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I was cleaning the stovetop and pulled the knobs off to clean and the clicking noise you hear the starter go on, has stayed on. I can't get the clicking noise to stop. Do you have any suggestions.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tim Alan replied 4 years ago.

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Tim Alan :

If the switches behind the knobs get wet during any type of cleaning they will continue to cause the clicking. Unplug the unit and either let them dry out or you can use a hair dryer pointed inside the whole behind the knobs to help assist in drying them out.

Tim Alan :

Sometimes just unplugging the unit for 24 hours is what it takes, if the clicking does not go away the the ignition switches will have to be replaced.

Expert:  Tim Alan replied 4 years ago.
If you need further assistance just let me know and please post the complete model number of the unit, thank you.
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