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Oven produces soot when running, broiler ok, stove top ok

I installed a new ge gas stove model JGBP25DEM4WW. $$ is tight, so I put it in. I am on Lp gas. Replaced top range orfices and adjusted broiler + oven orfices per booklet. Broiler flame is good but strong. Oven flame is 90% yellow and throws alot of soot.

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  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    oven is very sooty and gas smell

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    can the oven control valve cause soot

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Al, you need to seat the needle valve on the bake. Remove the bottom drawer, right below the bake burner you will see the nut just below the air shutter adjustment. Turn this nut clockwise a few times, it might seem hard but just do it. Then try the bake again, you should have a nice bluel flame. Tenbears.

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