GE XL44 stove has low pressure


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Old 02-04-14, 11:00 AM
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GE XL44 stove has low pressure

The burners on the stove are ok when only one of them is lit, but if more than one, they burn at medium flame only. I have checked the flexible gas line to the stove and there are no kinks. I am thinking this is a regulator problem, but wanted a second opinion before replacing it.

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Old 02-04-14, 01:02 PM
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Was the stove previously working OK? Is it propane or natural gas?
 
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Old 02-04-14, 03:06 PM
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Natural gas. We just noticed it a month ago - but might have been happening for a while.
 
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Old 02-04-14, 04:22 PM
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Possibly the shut off valve for the stove is not on all the way.
Natural gas regulators are pretty reliable.

Is the stove new ?
Was it converted from propane to natural gas ?
 
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Do you have any other natural gas appliances in the home like a furnace? If so, how does the flame on it look?
 
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Old 02-06-14, 04:13 PM
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No conversion - natural gas when bought brand new. The furnace and water heater also run on natural gas. How can I tell if the shut off valve is all the way on?

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Old 02-06-14, 07:15 PM
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The flat part of the valve needs to be perpendicular to the gas pipe as shown in the illustration.

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This is just one type of gas valve but most need to be inline with the pipe to be open.
 
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Old 02-09-14, 04:04 PM
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Size:  50.0 KBThe only valve I can find is outside the stove. I have attached 2 pics showing (I think) the regulator and a safety controler. Maybe the red or blue on the regulator need to be adjusted?

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