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Burner goes out on simmer

Kenmore gas stove model 911 36659590 Evidently built by roper. All the burners work properly, but when on simmer burn very low and tend to go out, allowing gas to escape into the room.

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  • ozzue Mar 07, 2008

    Thanks for the advice, you made me give a second look at the valves. The shaft was solid, but there was an adjustment screw offset and behind the shaft on the valve that that was just reachable with a thin flat head driver. It was not visible without a flashlight as it was set well into the body of the valve. The stove now works great on simmer! This stove had been converted to LP by the original owner, so I had to adjust all 4 burners, after replacing the jets.
    Thanks Ozzue

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Sometimes the burner holes get clogged. I use a toothpick to clean out the holes.
Hope this helps.

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Look down the shaft of the burner valve(remove the knob). with a very thin and somewhat long screwdriver you should be able to adjust this flame, with the burner on MED hold the shaft of the valve with a pair of pliers and turn the screw slowly( you'll need to hold the shaft tightly because if not you'll be turning shaft and not adjustment screw. small increments yield big changes in flame

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