Question about Whirlpool GS460 Gas Kitchen Range

1 Answer

I want to purchase a Whirlpool stove that is set up for natural gas but the owner tells me that if i want to convert to propane you just have to turn a dial. Is this correct?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I have a whirlpool sf379leks super capacity 465 the oven will not stay hot it comes on then shuts down

Posted on Feb 09, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I've just converted my stove from natural gas to propane and the oven and broiler flame are both to high, how can I lower them?


When converting from natural gas to propane you have to switch the regulator to propane. then on most modern stoves you have to turn the orifice hoods down to adjust for the higher pressure of propane. there are some stoves that you have to purchase a propane conversion kit with different orifices for the burners and oven burners.

Oct 01, 2015 | Kitchen Ranges

1 Answer

How do I know if my Caloric Heritage gas range is propane or natural gas? It is a used stove that was given to us


Stoves are usually sent from the factory set for natural gas. they have to be converted to Propane. If it is set for propane the flame will be very low on natural gas. If set for natural gas on propane the flame will be very large. The orifices for natural gas are much larger than propane orifices. and the regulator is converted acordingly.

Nov 10, 2014 | Kitchen Ranges

1 Answer

Recently purchased a whirlpool gas range from Lowes "return,discounted aisle" I asked had it been converted to propane and they said yes it had. Wife is overly concerned how do you know they can...


Hello,

Their is no marking or anything easy to determine that.....however natural gas is lower pressure that propane so if you were using propane and it was set to natural ALL the flames would be huge since it would be operating on the higher pressure while it was set for the lower pressure which would result in a flame thrower from each burner and soot so if the flames are pretty normal size despite the small adjustment for the simmer i believe its set to propane.


GENE

Sep 08, 2011 | Whirlpool SF310PEK Gas Kitchen Range

1 Answer

Gas stove need to switch to propane


Hi,

Hotpoint supplies the orifices and instructions with each range for converting. It is just that it is hidden, they attach it to the gas regulator. The regulator is near the bottom back typically. Here is a cut out from your use and care manual.

CONVERTING TO LP GAS (or converting
back to natural gas from LP)
This range leaves the factory set for use with natural
gas. If you want to convert to LP gas, the conversion
must be performed by a qualified LP gas installer.
The conversion instructions and LP orifices can be found
attached to the range next to the pressure regulator.
Keep these instructions and the orifices in case you want
to convert back to natural gas.

May 13, 2010 | Hotpoint RGB745 Gas Kitchen Range

1 Answer

How do I convert a Whirlpool super capacity 465 cook stove from natural gas to LP propane?


you have to change the little nozzles at each burner to smaller ones and then switch the plastic orfice around in the gas regulator thats on the stove where the gas hooks up.whirlpool should offer the kit to convert this stove.this must be done to insure it work properly.

Oct 28, 2009 | Whirlpool RF378LXKS Electric Kitchen Range

3 Answers

I bought a used direct vent vermont castings radiance model 2600 set up for natgas. I have been trying to get it converted to propane, with no luck. All dealers are telling me that the conversion kit is no...


if you know a lot about it you could convert it your self....you need to get rid of the Propane regulator....you need a Natural Gas Valve and you need to change the orifices....should be stamped on the rating plate the size of orifice for natural gas....I wouldn't recommend you do it yourself unless you have a license....or as I said know a lot about it...I wouldn't have a problem doing it in my own house...however you run into Insurance implications should anything happen if it's not an approved kit from the mfg.

Oct 19, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

Can a kenmore gas stove be converted to propane


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

Mar 12, 2009 | Kenmore Kitchen Ranges

2 Answers

Black is on the burners


the fuel to air mixture is set incorrectlty or your pressure at the ouitlet for the gas valve is too low.
you culd play around adjusting the first part of this but for the gas valve part you have to have a manaometer to check it out correctly. then it should be set at 10"wc. Good Luck

Jan 10, 2009 | Coleman Propane Grill Stove 9921-700

1 Answer

Whirlpool regulator


Hello arizonascrat
Welcome

You said You just bought a whirlpool gas stove, but it is set up for natural gas and you need it to be for propane gas. How do you do this? Do you have to purchase anything, if so where? Whirlpool GR 465 LXLS THANKS, in advance, Norma

They make an LP conversion kit What you are asking and it should cost only about $20 dollars.
One Model # is, 8576846A
Now some places have it using different numbers!
Make sure to ask if this is for you range. I believe on kit fits all Whirlpool Gas products.
We have sponsors here on fixya that you can order this from.
One I believe is the repair clinic.
Thank You for using Fixya.
Huuum
Please remember to leave me a solved rating!

Oct 12, 2008 | Whirlpool GR465LXLS Electric Kitchen Range

1 Answer

Change from lp to propane on my whirlpool stove


Propane is LP...(i.e. Liquid Petroleum)

The burners are working only as a fluke. It is extremely dangerous to operate a natural gas stove on propane. STOP USING IT IMMEDIATELY. Call your local propane supplier and ask them about converting it to LP/Propane.

Jan 15, 2008 | Frigidaire FGF326AS Gas Kitchen Range

Not finding what you are looking for?
Whirlpool GS460 Gas Kitchen Range Logo

202 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Whirlpool Kitchen Ranges Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Ismael Rodriguez...

Level 2 Expert

162 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

5099 Answers

Are you a Whirlpool Kitchen Range Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...