March 8th, 2012, 05:10 AM
<GE Profile XL44 >Stove top burner poor/weak flame
More than 10 years
I am experience very poor flame on the 4 stove top burners. The flame contains some yellow and is weak. It requires a long time to boil or cook anything, since the gas usage has gone up.
Other issues: 2/4 burners emit gas when lighted. Although I hear clicking when turning on the burner, all burners require a match.
Should I fix it or replace it?
March 8th, 2012, 07:07 AM
XL44 isn't it.
Occured at the same time, different times?
I am experience very poor flame on the 4 stove top burners
2/4 burners emit gas when lighted
Although I hear clicking when turning on the burner, all burners require a match.
Poor flames, taking too long to cook, ignition problem, some kind of gas emited problem....might be a good idea to look at some new ones.
[Should I fix it or replace it?
March 8th, 2012, 01:07 PM
Sorry for the vague information. Here are some additional information:
GE XL44 Self-Cleaning Gas Range
2 or 4 burners emit gas odor when used. There are soots at the bottom of burners.
Below is a picture of the high out burner flame.
If the gas range can not be fixed, do you have any recommendation for a basic gas range for my parents.
March 8th, 2012, 08:13 PM
Frigidaire makes some decent gas ranges...
Ranges & Stoves | Induction, Gas, Electric & Dual Fuel Ranges and Stoves | Frigidaire Appliances
Flame looks like a pressure issue....regulator, stem valve, both.
March 9th, 2012, 04:17 PM
Thanks Jeff for quick response.
Do you have the part# and location for the regulator and stem value. Is it a DIY or should I hire a professional?
Have a great weekend!
March 9th, 2012, 08:48 PM
Stem valves are under the knobs....high, low, lite. Regulator is where the main gas supply enters the range.
Do you have the part# and location for the regulator and stem value
Burner control valve Manufacturer Number WB21K14
Pressure regulator Manufacturer Number WB19K15
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