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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: converting aan LP oven to gas
In most cases the pressure regulator has to be changed or adjusted. The orfices on each burner, oven, broiler and surface burner may need to be changed also. Sometimes they can be adjusted. Sometimes the threads on the pipe are different also. This is to prevent accidental connection to the wrong fuel. The big difference is the gas pressure. LP is usually around 10 - 12 lbs and natural gas is usually around 3 lbs. Properly adjusted you will like natural gas much better than LP as it is slightly hotter. The information will be in the instruction book and also on the Jenn air web site. Whirlpool owns both Maytag and Jenn aire so check all sites. The conversion kit is usually less than $50.
Posted on Jul 15, 2008
Not really sure which model you have but when converting the over, ether bake or broil burner you tighten down the orfice cap. If you remove the burner off the oven valve you will notice that you can put a wrench on the orfice cap. Just tighten snuggly. If you over tighten you will crush the orfice under the cap.
Posted on Dec 22, 2009
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SOURCE: convert to lp gas
You will need the owner's manual to follow their LP conversion instructions. You will need the make, model and serial # in order to buy the LP conversion kit (if needed) from a local appliance parts store or from the store where you bought the appliance. Typically, you will be either adjusting (turning down) or exchanging the main burner orifice(s), as well as adjusting the air shutter on the burner venturi tube, as needed for a bluer flame. The appliance regulator will need to be converted, which is usually done by flipping the cap. If you don't have your owner's manual, leave another comment for me with the model # and I'll see if I can find it online for you. I have not worked on this particular type of oven in my neck of the woods, but ovens are all pretty similar in design. Some also have a thermostat that needs to be converted by turning the Nat to LP selector behind the temp dial. Hope that helps. Douglas
Posted on Jul 20, 2010
yes this would definetly cause the pilots to go out and you should refer to your manual on changing between natural and lp gas on some units not only do you have to turn the gas regualtor and flip the small set screw to the oppisite side but most also require you to change the orifices of each burner if not then the stove will not light Ive gone through a similar situation with a viking best thing to do would be to get ahold of marcone appliance parts and have your model number as well as make of the machine handy and find out the prive of a gas-lp conversion kit. Please message me back if you have any further questions and please remember to rank how this opinion has helped in your appliance situation Thanks again
Posted on Dec 01, 2010
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