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Natural GAs to Propane

I moved into a new home with propane gas. What do I need to convert my Neptune dryer from NG to Propane? I was hoping only a new line since the NG gas connections are a touch too small.

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Call Maytag or whirlpool!
Whirlpool makes Maytag now same company
They make a conversion kit!

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