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Kenmore gas stove changed to Lp and the oven flame comes up thru the holes on bottom plate where the heat rises and some of the burners are not burning rite

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SOURCE: Kenmore Gas Range Oven not Working Properly

greg, sounds like your needle valve is not seated. Remove the bottom drawer. Look back to the base of the burner where the shutter air adjustment is. Right under there is the valve which should have a 1/2 inch or 7/16 nut. (I Forgot what size). Turn this nut clockwise until the flame is adjusted to the correct size, should be a nice blue flame. The nut maybe hard to turn because you are seating the needle. Catriver..post back

Posted on Dec 23, 2006

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SOURCE: amana oven won't turn on gas flame

Sounds like the oven ignitor has become too weak and needs replaced. When power is applied to an ignitor it builds up resistance in order for the gas valve to open and let gas flow to the burner. When they become weak this will not happen. If you notice a whiteish color on the ignitor or it doesn't have a strong full glow that is a sign of it going bad.

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

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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

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

jumptrout51
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SOURCE: Oven flame too high.

Take a 1/2 inch open end wrench and tighten the orifice on the oven gas valve. Then adjust the air shutter on the venturi tube.

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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SOURCE: LP gas conversion oven flame to big

I did all this and the flames are still huge inside the oven...

Posted on Nov 27, 2009

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Flame on gas stove burner coming out the bottom


The gas comes into the burner thru a fine nozzle at the bottom, then draws in air as it rises and comes out the ring of slots at the top. When it's mixing properly, you get the usual hot blue ring of flame. Looks like either (1) the gas nozzle or the burner is partially blocked (which you checked already), or (2) the gas supply doesn't have enough pressure (could be an obstruction in the feed line or a partly closed tap)

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Changing your gas appliance from natural gas to LP or vice versa.


You have an LP gas stove which you really like and would like to take to a new home but the new home has a natural gas hookup. Since natural gas is already available it would be convenient to be able to use it. Can you convert your unit over to work on natural gas?

Yes it is possible to convert any LP gas appliance to natural gas or from natural gas to LP. The only difference is the size of the orifice used in the burner.

LP gas is composed of a much larger molecule than natural gas and requires a larger orifice to output the same amount of gas as a natural gas unit at the same setting. Therefore if you used an LP stove on natural gas it would produce too much heat and burn rather intensely. If you used a natural gas stove on LP it would not have much flame at all. You can see the problem. The solution is also obvious. You need the correct orifice.

Changing the orifice is easy. It is located in the middle of the burner and unscrews out of the unit. Install the new one the opposite way. Do not overtighten it.Usually the burners are made of soft metal and can strip easily.

The parts you would need are available at most good appliance stores but I would recommend the following site http://www.repairclinic.com . The parts will be cheaper at repairclinic. They have parts for almost any brand and a great search engine. They also have excellent videos showing how to make the repair.

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Kenmore oven doesnt bake


Can I assume that you determined that the bottom burner flame is burning properly? To do this, remove the oven bottom insert. The flames should have approximately 1" of blue cone and should burn with no yellowing tip, if on natural gas. (A small yellow tip on the end of the outer cone is normal with most LP gas.) The flmaes should not lift off the burner ports. If the flame is lifting, gradually reduce the air shutter until the flame stabilizes.

Go to the following website for your particular manual.

http://www.hammerwall.com/Manuals/Kenmore/Description/362.75585890/Kenmore%20Free%20Standing%20Gas%20Range%20Owners%20Manual/L0522834/

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Natural Gas has a pressure at about 1/4oz psi. Propane runs at a much higher pressure 8 psi to 15 psi. For your safety do not use the oven until it is garenteed that the oven is rated for LP Gas!
Hope, this helps, Sea Breeze

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sounds like you have a gas pressure /flow problem. id start with hte gas company have them come out and check you tank pressure(if using LP), or the pressure from reguator leading to home

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did you change the ovens burner orfice?if not theres your problem.

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You need to tighten down the orifice spud for the bake burner. Remove drawer in bottom of oven. Look for bottom of burner tube, where the shutter adjustment is. Right below it is the orifice spud. Usually a goldish color. Take 1/2 inch open end wrench and tighten until it stops. Do-not overtighten! Try it now. If flames are still to high, tighten a little more. Repeat if needed.

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Changed from natural gas to propane when new oven flames up the side top burners ok


Just bought a Kenmore and did this conversion myself. You do not change the oven nozzle (jets) but have to wrench it down with a 1/2" wrench as per instructions. After I did this the falme was high as you described. I wrenched it down further and adjusted the air shuttle and it was fine. The brioler is done the same. The wrench adjustment is tight so be aware.

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Kenmore Gas Range Oven not Working Properly


greg, sounds like your needle valve is not seated. Remove the bottom drawer. Look back to the base of the burner where the shutter air adjustment is. Right under there is the valve which should have a 1/2 inch or 7/16 nut. (I Forgot what size). Turn this nut clockwise until the flame is adjusted to the correct size, should be a nice blue flame. The nut maybe hard to turn because you are seating the needle. Catriver..post back

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