Question about Kitchen Ranges
Just installed a new tappan range in our country home this weekend and whenever we turn on the oven, the flames shoot thru the vents on the bottom panel and into the oven. Is this the norm? Yes, we installed the orifices for the LP gas that we use (not the orifices for the natural)
greg, sounds like your needle valve is not seated. Remove the bottom drawer. Look back to the base of the burner where the shutter air adjustment is. Right under there is the valve which should have a 1/2 inch or 7/16 nut. (I Forgot what size). Turn this nut clockwise until the flame is adjusted to the correct size, should be a nice blue flame. The nut maybe hard to turn because you are seating the needle. Catriver..post back
Posted on Dec 23, 2006
SOURCE: Tappan Gas stove
The pilot adjustment screw is located on the back side of the oven temperature thermostat. Lift the cook top to access it. Use a flat screwdriver to adjust... counter clockwise= bigger flame.
Posted on Aug 15, 2007
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
Posted on Sep 25, 2008
There is no way to light the oven manually. The gas valve will not open until the oven ignitor draws enough current. But replacing the ignitor will fix ya up.
Posted on Nov 19, 2008
GE ships gas ranges set for natural gas, with the LP orifices included, usually on a metal tab held with one screw right near the regulator (where the gas connects to the range). If the range was converted to LP, the person who did the conversion was suppose to put the natural gas orifices back in that holder. If they are missing, comment back on the exact model number and I can look up the part number(s) for you.
Posted on Jan 06, 2009
SOURCE: Natural gas to LP converters
Your Tappan dealer can help you with this. You have a good named unit so it shouldn't be a problem. You could also check with your gas company as to where to get the conversion parts.
Posted on Feb 05, 2009
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