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Westinghouse freestyle 418 LPG or propane gas oven. Flame burns with a yellow tinge, pops and carbon builds on ignition system

Oven flame pops, burns with yellow tinge, is uneven and carbon builds up on ignition

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SOURCE: Kenmore gas stove. Oven burns big flame which soots

The manifold needs to be cleaned and adjusted could have rust etc in it Not a good thing to do yourself unless you know what you are doing

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When you turned the oven off, if the ignitor went off and the gas kept flowing then the thermal valve is defective. Maybe that was the problem all along.

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Tighten down the nut on top the safety valve till it bottoms out. Then adjust it. The air shutter needs to be adjusted as well. You must do this while the oven is lit. The flame needs to creep no further than half way up the spreader. Ye must get the proper air to gas ratio and the only way to do it is to tinker away at it while the oven is lit.Crank down and flip machines are very simple to convert. NOTE: new gas safetys do not come factory set. They come tightened down (b Turning the orifice counter clockwise allows more gas , turning it clockwise allows less gas. Since the bi-metal safety is a slow opener that explains why you have a nive flame to start and then as time goes by the flap opens and allows for an overshoot of gas. tighten the valve clockwise to get the flame set as soon as you notive yellow. By the way I am sure a propane guy from your supplier would be willing to help you get it in tune if you feel a bit shakey about laying on the floor and adjusting the flames on an oven.

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