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All of the igniters on my range are firing and won't turn

Customer Question

All of the igniters on my range are firing and won't turn off unless I shut off the breaker.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: just started this morning...heard it when I woke up
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: the range hasn't been used or cleaned in a few days
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: if it's something simple, sure I could do it myself
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Stove hasn't been used or cleaned in a few days, so it's not a moisture issue. All igniters are sparking unless I turn off circuit breaker.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Stove is a Wolf Model R486G
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

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More than likely one of the burner switches is stuck in the ON position. There is a switch behind each burner knob on the shaft that switch on when you turn the burner on to light it. Sometimes the switch gets stuck closed. Try to turn the burners off and on a couple times and it may stop, otherwise you will have to find and replace the stuck switch.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have turned them all on and off. All burners ignite and shut off properly.