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Heat too hot on LO simmer burner

Is there any way to reduce the heat on the SIMMER BURNER?? Even when set to LO , the heat produced is way too hot and can't get a true simmer (have tried different pots and still boils too hard). Our cooktop was installed and converted for use with LP Gas by the Maytag installer. If it is possible to adjust the heat produced - is it a do-it-yourself job, or does it require a gas professional?

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  • Poppag Jan 22, 2008

    Thanks for helping me solve the problem. I can finally "simmer" on the Simmer Burner!



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Take the knob off, and take a very small flat screw driver, and inside the valve, turn it to the left, go slow, and you'll see that it goes down, there ya go

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