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Propane gas flame too high on the burners of a drop-in Whirlpool cook top. How to adjust the burner flame.

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If it set up for propane or natural gas need to make sure if for propane you need to change the orifice in the cook top, it is shipped for natural gas call the store and they can order the kit

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Recently purchased a whirlpool gas range from Lowes "return,discounted aisle" I asked had it been converted to propane and they said yes it had. Wife is overly concerned how do you know they can...


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Their is no marking or anything easy to determine that.....however natural gas is lower pressure that propane so if you were using propane and it was set to natural ALL the flames would be huge since it would be operating on the higher pressure while it was set for the lower pressure which would result in a flame thrower from each burner and soot so if the flames are pretty normal size despite the small adjustment for the simmer i believe its set to propane.


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