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Vapor Smell When we turn our oven on we get a horrible vapor smell that burns the yese and nose. It does not smell like gas. We are not sure what it could be.

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Re: Vapor Smell


It is very possible that the oven is not burning clean and this will release carbon monixide into your home. This could be very, very dangerous.
If you have just purchased the oven, then it may need to be set up for the type of gas you are using.
If it is not new, then it may have some problem with the air intake to the burner.
It could also be something harmless such as a spill that is burning off, but if you are not sure what it is, please take the safe route and do not use the oven.
This is not a problem that can easily and safely be determined from an internet website. A competent gas repairman needs to look at it if it is burning your eyes.
I understand this answer may not qualify as a fixya rating for you, but I am more interested in your safety than my rating when it comes to a possible dangerous problem.
Please be safe.

Posted on Dec 01, 2007

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