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Flames in oven are WAY too high! Having trouble lowering them.

The flames in my new Hotpoint RGB745 LP Oven are extremely high shooting up the sides of the oven. We have changed the setting from Natural to LP and it goes up the sides for both settings. We have tried following the directions in the manual but it doesn't seem to be working. HELP!! Thanks. Same problem. Old Magic Chef. Stove is fine and oven shoots flames up. Any idea for the old magic chef? thanks.

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  • eqnoble Dec 09, 2008

    My oven is a Kenmore and I'm experiencing exactly the same problem. The burners are working perfectly fine. It is the oven that is not working.

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Hi! melisrus
If you are using LP, even if you change the regulator settings from Natural Gas to LP Gas, the orifices all need to be changed. The Orifices should have come with the new unit, if not contact Hotpoint.
www.hotpoint.com
Make sure you order the instruruction manual and this is an Oven with Range Top, you will need orifices for all the burners on the range top.
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