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Adjusting the Pilot Light on a Range

Remove control knob to access the adjustment screws for the pilot light


Turn adjustment screw until flame tip reaches the center of the flash tub

If range uses a thermocouple, adjust the flame to touch about inch from end of device


If flame is mostly yellow, the flame is not getting enough air. Clean tip of pilot tube.


If you have a split flame, clean out dirt form pilot tube A lifting flowing flame is caused by high gas pressure. Call your utility company.
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