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Purchased a used gas oven yesterday. The top burners are working fine, but the oven is sooting up. We live in the country and use propane, but did not receive any additional orfice or instructions. In the past, I have had to change orfices to seitch from natural gas to propane, but this one seems to not give an option. Any suggestions?

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We need a model number to be specific.
Check the gas regulator and make sure the pressure cap has been set for propane.Most of them are turned over to put more pressure inside the valve.
If so. Check the air shutter on the bake gas tube and adjust for the best color flame.
Also tighten the bake burner orifice with a 1/2 inch wrench.

Posted on Oct 03, 2010

  • rickey_ingra Oct 03, 2010

    The model# is W12000905A. Where is the pressure cap?

  • steve
    steve Oct 03, 2010

    The pressure cap is on the gas regulator.
    That is where you hooked your gas line to the range.

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