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I received a Gas heating system from my dad and would like to know if I can switch it from Natural to propane gas. my model # RFN28TA.

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Most furnaces come from the factory set for natural gas. If you contact the manufacturer to find the local distributor for that particular unit . you should be able to order a propane conversion kit. The kits are very easy for a trained heating guy to convert. A good handy man should be cable to do this changeover. BUT the manometer that is needed to properly calibrate the gas valve is not worth the purchase price for one application. I recommend that you use a trained heating guy.

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