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    Default Range conversion

    I have a frigidaire gas range model no FGF316WGSH that I need to convert to natural gas.There are no changable orifices on this range,I was told by two parts houses that this range had adjustable orfices to convert from one gas to the other,but no one knew how to do this.Can some of you guys give me some help here and tell me how to do this conversion?

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    I have a thread where I helped another member do the same conversion here:
    http://www.applianceblog.com/mainfor...tural-gas.html

    Let me know how it goes.

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    Thanks for the great info,however this range has no other orifices and I was told by two parts houses that this range had burners with an adjustable orifice,but they did not know how to do the conversion.Can you tewll me how to do the adjustment to convert this range to natural gas?

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    Then all you need to do is flip the pin in the gas regulator over from LP to Natural gas.

    Then you need to loosen the oven burner orifice counter-clockwise till the flame spreads evenly onto the flame-spreader, but not so the flame goes over it.

    Thats it jessie jo.

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    Thank you so very much for the help and info

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    Glad to help.

    Jake
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