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GE profile Oven converted from natural gas to propane. The tech changed the orifices and now the flame is to high. Any quick solutions.

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The regulator needs to be adjusted, but if you do not have the proper equipment you should not try to make that adjustment...to bad the tech. did not do a good check before leaving...I ALWAYS fire every burner and check out everything before leaving, it is just too dangerous not too...

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