Recently purchased a Whirlpool gas hob, but cannot get the burners to provide a proper effecient flame using LPG.
Could the gas jets/injectors be incorrect for this type of gas?
Whirlpool Gas on glass hob.
Model: AKM 403/NB/01
Version: 8571 403 10011
I'm not sure what you mean by a proper efficient flame. I just recently went through an experience I'll relate to you here. I purchased a GE Profile dual fuel range. I can get more specific if you'd like but here's the point. The highest burner on the range was rated at 17000 BTU's. A friend recommended the range to me and sang it's praises. I took delivery of my new toy and couldn't wait to get a pot on the stove to start cooking a long wait for pasta. Twenty minutes later I was finally seeing bubbles! I spilled the water out and measured 12 cups of water into the pasta pot at room temperature. That's three quarts of water. 20 minutes to see bubbles and never would it come to the expected "rolling boil". My experience has always been with electric ranges and I am new to gas but 20 minutes? Something had to be wrong, right? Wrong! Much research later I've found it is common for natural gas to LP conversion stoves to lose a good deal of their oumph when converted. GE as it turns out is one of the most notorious for a serious degredation in BTU output. After exploring GE's site I found that this same stove running under LP gas is rated(for the highest burner) at 11000 BTU's! No wonder I couldn't boil water! Back to the store it went and I am still in search of a stove that will meet my needs. Don't know if this will help you or if this is the same issue you are dealing with but maybe just maybe. Good luck!
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Has this just recently happened? Check the knobs aren't cracked sometimes the brass spindle inside the knob is not gripping to turn it right down, also check your l p gas pressure it should be 2.75 kpa.
if the flames are big and yellow it's getting too much gas, not enough air.
it sounds to me that u need to reduce pressure although u say pressure is correct try reducing pressure and see what happens i presume u use bottle gas L P G?............in any case the flame shud not ever lift of burner and flame doesn't need to touch pan to cook hope this helps
First of all, the model number is under the cooktop bottom, and secondly, this can happen due to the burner switches got wet somehow. Best thing to do is to unplug unit for 6-12 hours, allow to dry, then re-plug unit back in, this should be enough time to dry out the burner switches.
Hi dear.According to you're explanation,there is flame failure safety device in each hob.Please check the hob,there is one ignition plug & one prob next to each other.Please clean them up with hard brush to get rid of the cleaning chemicals(Like: CIF)residue.It's a sensitive prob becareful when you do this.Please make sure it sees the flame.As long as it feels the heat it'll let hob to run.If that's not work,you may need to change it.Please do this if you know what you're doing,other wise call service department.I hope that helps.Thanks.
Tha sounds to me like the air mixture nedds to be adjusted on the stove, It's not difficult to do, just rotate it until the flames loose the yellow or your pans will be stained with soot.
The should be by the fittings (convertion fittings), you know?
LP Gas to Natural Gas or Natural Gas to LP Gas.
Hope this help
Tupper Lake NY
Hiya .. this could be due to a number of problems...... has the burner ever worked correctly?
Is the behaviour with only one ring?
1. If not... then it could be that the pipework to the hob itself has not been recuced sufficiently enough in pipe diameter to the regulator far enough back ...
2.The regulator is faulty... in which case it can be replaced... however consider the cost of a new regulator and labour to fix it .. against the cost of a whole new hob... which should include a regulator. Is the hob still under warranty... if so use that .. but you will normally have to provide some proof it has been fitted by someone suitably qualified.
3.the regulator may never have been fitted, which is dangerous and bad practice.
Either of these scenarios... please ensure that you use a suitably qualified gas engineeer... I dont wish to be alarmist... but gas leaks and faulty gas appliances do cause unnecessary deaths...and is a silent killer.
i think there is a problem with the mercury fillament. there is a mercury filled nipple next to the flame, if this cools down and the mercury contracts the gas shuts off. this is to prevent the gas from flowing if the flame isn't lit. i have the same problem myself as well as one of the ignitions doesn't work. i beleive the cooker hood will hinge up giving access to the parts beneath althoguh i'm not sure what to do when i get under there, i'm pretty sure this is how to go about it. hope this helps