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Converted to LP Gas,How to adjust top & bottom flames in oven?

When oven lights you smell the propane gas. This occurs when it is first ignited. The model is a Whirlpool Super capacity 465 Gas

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Open the air vent to the burner, you may have a small delate when it goes on , make sure the burner is clean buy the ignition, or the ignitor it's goin bad, you will know that when the oven takes more then a minute to ignite.

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There should be instructions with the installation instructions on how to convert the oven, basically on most oven burners the orifice is screwed down (tightened) until the flame is the right size, then the air shutter on the burner is adjusted for a blue flame.

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