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I want to convert a tappan stove to lp gas.

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Hi thanks for the question the brass fitting at the burner unscrews to change from natural gas to lp if its screwed in all the way back that off till you get a nice blue flame do it to all burners thanks the appliance doc

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I just converted a Tappan stove to lp and cant get to light. It acts like no propane is getting to the burners and pilots.


HI, Things to check. Did you reverse the cap on the regulator? Adjust the oven orfice by turning it clockwise until it reached the bottom of the threads? Some mofels have a small shut off on the gas valve as well.
Change the burner orfices?
Make sure the gas shut off valve is turned on all the way?
Just a check list. I hope this helps you.

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Yes you can convert the range

2. Provide an adequate gas supply.
This unit is pre-set to operate on 4" natural gas manifold
pressure. Aconvertible pressure regulator is connected to the
manifold and MUST be connected inseries with the gas supply
line. If the LP/Propane conversion kit has been used, follow
instructions provided with the kit for converting the pressure
regulator to LP/Propane use. The LP kit can be found on the
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I yours does not have the kit on back go to sears to get one.

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okay, DO NOT USE THIS STOVE ON LP GAS.

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Most likely has "ON PILOTS" As opposed to (electronic ignition/ Ignitors).. Change the stove to a more efficient model and being gas do "NOT" Do it yourself Period!.(Please)..Install should be tested and approved..
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