Help! Gas will not shut off at stove.


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Old 10-29-12, 07:15 PM
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Help! Gas will not shut off at stove.

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This is my last night in a rental and what happens?? I can not get the gas burner to shut off on the ranger top. Seems like the valve/on-off part of the stove is frozen and will not move.
Can't find the shut off for the stove and need to have hot water for a shower in the AM.

So, my question is if I blow out the flame on the burner is there a safety valve in place that will not let the gas run all night and kill me??

Don't really want to put a pot of water on it all night long, so any suggestions???
Thanks in advance and take care.

Dan in Albuquerque.
 
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Old 10-29-12, 07:28 PM
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Dan, look behind the stove (may have to pull it out). There should be a shutoff valve behind it.
 
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Old 10-29-12, 08:16 PM
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Hey Kevin:

It is a counter type cook top. Nothing under the counter, nothing under the stove.. Got me stumped..

Guess I will just leave it on tonight with the garage door open.

Thanks and take care

Dan
 
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Old 10-29-12, 08:20 PM
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How about in the basement. Anything down there ?


Also you mentioned blowing the flame out.....don't....... there is no safety that will shut off the gas..
 
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Old 10-29-12, 08:30 PM
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Hey PJmax..

It is on a slab... I know where the master valve or shut off is but I need to take a shower and shave in the AM..

Looks like it will be a cold night, garage door is open as well as the patio slider and my bedroom too.

Thanks for your suggrstions and take care.
Dan in Albuquerque
 
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Old 10-30-12, 09:28 AM
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It's too late now....but I'm surprised no one told Danno that the water in the water heater would easily stay hot for 8 or 10 hrs with the gas off. Plenty hot for a single shower and shave anyway.
 
 

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