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What to Do if Your Viking Range Burner Won’t Turn Off



It’s always frustrating when your Viking range burner won’t turn off, and it can be confusing trying to figure out what’s causing the problem and even more perplexing trying to fix it. But the good news is that it’s usually an easy DIY fix that can get your stove back in working order in no time. This guide will discuss some of the most common causes for a gas burner to continuously click and some easy steps to fix it yourself.

Viking Range Burner Won’t Turn Off?
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If your Viking range is making clicking noises even when turned off, it generally can be easily resolved with simple cleaning or adjustments. Whether you have a dual fuel range or a traditional gas range, the most common reasons for a Viking range burner clicking can be reviewed to identify and fix the issue.

Why Does My Viking Gas Burner Keep Clicking?

Are you hearing a constant clicking noise coming from your Viking gas burner, even when it’s turned off? Let’s review the common causes of why your Viking gas burner may constantly be clicking and explore some of the DIY solutions.

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There are a few common causes for this problem, including:

  • The range ignition system is clogged: The range ignition system is responsible for lighting the burner, and if it’s clogged with debris, it can cause the burner to click continuously. To fix this, you’ll need to clean the ignition system to remove debris. A clogged range ignition system can also cause the problem of a Viking range won’t light.
  • The range burner cap is misaligned: The burner cap helps distribute heat evenly, and if it’s not properly aligned, it can cause the burner to click. To fix this, you’ll need to check the alignment of the burner cap and adjust it if necessary.
  • Moisture around range igniters: Moisture and other food liquid can accumulate around the range igniters and cause the burner to click. To fix this, you’ll need to clean around the igniter to remove any grime or moisture causing the problem.

Why Is My Stove Burner Not Turning Off?

Now that we’ve covered some of the most common reasons for a gas burner that won’t stop clicking, let’s talk about how to turn it off. If your stove won’t stop clicking, here are some DIY steps you can take to fix it yourself.

Stove burner won’t turn off? Try these steps:

  1. Before beginning, ensure your stove is disconnected from any power source.
  2. Locate the ignitor that is clicking and remove the burner cap
  3. Remove debris around the burner and igniter using a dry toothbrush or small brush.
  4. Carefully use a small tool like an unfolded paperclip or sewing needle to clear any clogs in the fuel ports.
  5. Reinstall the burner cap and reconnect the stove to its power source.
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Why Is My Stove Burner Not Turning Off?

If your Viking Range burner won’t turn off after following the above steps, it could be caused by a few other less common defective parts.

These include:

  • A failed spark module – The oven spark module can cause a stove burner not to turn off because it’s responsible for providing the spark that ignites the gas. If the spark module is not functioning correctly, it may not be able to ignite the gas, and the burner will not turn off.
  • A faulty spark ignition switch- A spark ignition switch can prevent a stove burner from shutting off, as it provides electricity to the spark module. If the switch is not working correctly, it will not be able to power the spark module, and the burner will remain on.
  • Other defective range components – Several other parts can malfunction, causing the problem of a Viking range burner won’t turn off. Contact a professional Viking range repair technician to diagnose and repair your range.

If your Viking range burner continues to have problems, it’s best to call in a professional. RD Appliance Service has the knowledge and experience to diagnose and repair your Viking range. Don’t hesitate to call the pros at RD Appliance if you’re experiencing issues with your Viking range.

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