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Gas Oven, lights and terrable smell, and flame shoot out

Our gas oven just got hooked up, and tonight we tried to use the oven. When it lit, it started shooting flames out of the holes in the bottom, and there was a really strong smell that burned our eyes. Any ideas what might be causing this?

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  • wildthang18 Mar 07, 2008

    Thanks. I got them back out. He said that he just forgot to adjust the flow regulator. I was getting far too much gas, After a small adjustment he had it working correctly. Thanks for the imput.

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MY FLAMES IS TO HIGH AN NEED TO CONVERT IT FROM NATURAL GAS TO PROPANE IT PUT BLACK THING ON MY APPLIANCEHOW CAN I CONVERT

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Yea sounds like you have a stive set for natural gas hooked up to propane gasm you need to convert that thing instructions are simple to follow in installation manual, or if you paid someone for installation id get them back

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