changing Orfice in furnace

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Old 01-16-01, 01:53 AM
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The furnace in our manufactured home can either be natural gas or propane. My question is: Can we change the orfice(sp) ourselves or do we need to have a heating contractor do it for us. We need to change it to propane.
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Old 01-16-01, 05:45 AM
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what make of furnace?...its not a hard repair, but gas pressure should be checked after replacement and adjusted
 
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Old 01-16-01, 01:44 PM
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OK HERE WE GO

WHY ARE YOU DOING THE CONVERSION AT ALL?YOU ARE LEAVING SOMETHING OUT.iF THE SYSTEM IS SET UP FOR NAT.,IF THE SYSTEM HAS A NAT GAS REGULATOR INSIDE,AT THE LEAST THE SPRING WILL HAVE TO CHANGED IN GAS VALVE FOR PROPANE ,THE PILOT ORIFICE NEEDS TO BE UPDATED.yOU MUST HAVE MORE THAN ONE BURNER IN YOUR UNIT,SO MORE THAN ORIFICE HAS TO BE CHANGED.lAST BUT NOT LEAST A GAS PRESSURE READING HAS TO BE>>>>>>>>>HAS TO BE TAKEN WITH THE SYSTEM ON AND RUNNING.PLEASE RELAY MORE INFO.PDF
 
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