You’re in a rush on a weeknight to get dinner on the table. This is a pretty common scenario.
You put a skillet on your favorite burner to get the process started. Yep, most of us also have one of those.
Then it happens. Ugh. When you move the switch to “Light”, your gas stove igniter keeps clicking, but doesn’t turn on.
If you’re like most homeowners, the last sound you want to hear coming from an object that uses gas and gets blazingly hot is ticking.
What’s going on? What should you do?
This is quite a common problem, primarily with stoves that have a spark ignition system. The most important thing to know is that a clicking stove isn’t dangerous, though you should deal with it promptly.
A normal igniter clicks up to three times before it sparks and lights your stove. Sometimes, however, the igniter will click continuously—even after the stove is lit. … Read Full Post »