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Testing and adjusting the bake
and broil burner flames
Properly adjusted oven burner flames are blue with a distinct
blue inner cone approximately
/2" long. When using natural gas,
flame should not have any yellow flame when burning. Some
yellow flame when burning LP/Propane gas is normal.
Flame should not be visible in oven cavity when burning and should not
extend into the oven cavity beyond the removable oven bottom.
See Delayed Ignition section in Important Safety Information for safety
warnings and procedures.
Adjusting Oven Burner Flame
Adjusting bake burners air shutter
1. Disconnect electrical supply.
2. Remove oven bottom when oven is cool.
3. Remove storage drawer.
4. Locate and remove 2 screws attaching Z-shaped cover plate.
Cover plate located in center, rear of storage drawer cavity.
Removing cover plate exposes oven burner orifice and air shutter
5. From front of range, locate bake burner air shutter.
6. Loosen air shutter lock screw and open or close air shutter.
Air shutter should be moved by
/8" at a time.
If burner flame is blowing or noisy, reduce airflow to the burner (close
If burner flame is yellow and does not hold its shape, increase airflow to
the burner (open air shutter).
7. Tighten air shutter screw.
8. Connect electrical supply.
9. Test oven bake burner flame for proper adjustment. If not adjusted
properly, disconnect electrical supply and repeat steps 5, 6 and 7.
10. Replace cover plate and storage drawer.
11. When oven is again cool, replace oven bottom.
Adjusting broil burners air shutter
Broiler flame should appear hazy or fuzzy. Haze should be approximately
/8 inch thick. Because broiler has a fixed orifice it can not be adjusted.
Broiler does not have an air shutter.
Adjustments must conform to all local, municipal and state building
codes, and local utility regulations.