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Burner flame too high

I just bought a brand new whirlpool gas range. 4 burner.
When it's all the way on low, it's still really high. I can't simmer anything. Please help

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  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    my stove top flame is too high at it's lowest setting. the oven works fine but when i have it on it makes a blowing noise from time to time like air is in the gas line or something.

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    do you think the stove needs gaging down?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    model is WFG1145VQo

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Make sure you have a gas range and not a propaine range. You may have a bad pressure regulator.

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Also important to remember. When turning the screw, a little turn goes a long way.
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