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THE LARGE BURNER DOES NOT BURN EVENLY. IT IS MUCH HIGHER ON ONE SIDE. GE SAID THAT IS THE WAY IT SHOULD BE. IF THAT IS TRUE WHY? NONE OF THE BURNERS ARE THAT WAY

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Try putting it in a solution of muratic acid and water let sit for ten minutes then rinse real good. If any particles are in the oriface this will clean it out.

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