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Kenmore range 790-74232D, which ofifices go to which burner when converting from natural gas to propane

Need to know what color orifice goes with what burner

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You unscrew the orifices in the range and screw in the new ones.  In the oven you adjust the hood around the bake orafice by screwing it down.

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Convert Kenmore 790 from LP to Natural

The conversion manual that came with my 790 specifies 2.5 turns (approximately) from the LP setting to the NG setting.

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If you have the owners manual it may tell you the location of the conversion parts that are probably included with the range.

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SOURCE: Need to convert from natural gas to LP. How?

I converted a gas range several years ago, and all that was required was that I had to 'seat' all of the orfices - or tighten them down so that they are completely seated (do not overtighten!). It has been working great for years!

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Remember this: Crank down and flip. You must tighten down all the top and the oven valve orifices and open all the hutters and flip the nut on the regulator. crank down and flip.

Posted on Jan 14, 2010

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