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Converted maytag stove to LP. Flipped cap to LP and changed orifice. All burners work as well as broiler. Stove won't light. The electronic igniter glows bright red but doesn't seem to be getting any gas. Switch on regulator to stove shut off is on. What can I do next?

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  • pngkoffe May 08, 2009

    In the manual it is called the shut off valve to the lower oven. I verified that it is in the on position.

  • pngkoffe May 14, 2009

    I ended up checking the amperage on the ignitor while on. It was drawing 2.5 amps and should have been above 3. Replaced it and the oven worked great. Thanks for the helpful advice though.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    I need a conversion kit for a stove MGR4451BDW.



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Switch on regulator to stove shut off is on. Explain this a little more I do not understand.

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    Farley Redfield May 11, 2009

    Ok sorry this took so long email wasnt avail to me til now.

    The Oven lower burner is what your having trouble with? So it worked fine when on the other fuel (NG?) and now on lp it doesnt lite? On this stove did you have to remove and replace orfices or was it just a screw down the spud type chsnge over?
    Before checking electrical make sure you did not replace an orfice with one too small or one thats plugged up with lint or make sure it is open and can see through it.
    If its the screw down type orfice you cant get these things too tight. Once the resistance is felt on the wrench your using the orfice is set. any futher and the safety valve orfice pin may deform the orfice and it may close it off entirely.

    If the above is correct and ok then proceed to check the electrical.
    Check oven lower valve see if it is electronic and has 2 wires to it. Then check for 120V at terminals when thermostat is turned on if 120 there the problem is the safety valve. If not, it could be the thermostat or a safety switch in the wireing from the thermostat..



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