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Black soot all over burners and pots can not ajust sleeve

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  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2008

    GE Xl44 kitchen range. Soot problems. Cleaning the burners did not help. Natural gas connection.


     any suggestions

  • DOG3971 Jul 20, 2008

    BLACK SOOT

  • ur2bugnme Nov 05, 2008

    I have a geXL144 also that is having the same problem as the other person on your post.Why do gas stove burners create soot on them and continue to make a sizzling noise? How can I fix this problem. I just bought new burners less than 6 months ago.

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2009

    I have the same problem could this be because the stove is set for natural gas, not propane gas?

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Chanciec sounds like the unit isn't set for the proper fuel. Usually see this when natural gas unit is set for propane. See if the installation directions show converting the gas and adjusting the burners. You are running with too much fuel and not enough air. Since You haven't said what brand or type of range, if sealed burner, the venturnes in the center of the burners are what sets the air adjustment. Hope this at least tells you why this is happening.

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I have a stanley superstar range and the problem is that there is like a black tar on the range, how do i clean this

Posted on Aug 16, 2010

Replace the burner head/s. You'll notice that they are warped with age and are burning un-evenly with white flame tips. That will take care of the soot probllem.

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