MIL just purchased a new gas range, its this one:
I smell gas in the kitchen and turn out that one of the top burners was on
but no flame. Doesn't new ranges have safety feature to prevent this kind of
situation? MIL said she was cleaning the range and must accidentally bumped
one of the control knobs.
Otherwise seems like a nice 36" range for the price.
If you installed this oven. You should use a light coat of soapy water
wet to see if your leaking gas.... All connections. Coat each hook up
and look for tiny bubbles. That will be a gas leak. Just keep looking
at each hook up. Do not stop if you find one or two everything needs
to be looked at. Very important. You should have perfestional person
install this and my sure your no going to have a explosion........
Did you read what the OP wrote? It wasn't a leak it was a operator error
that had the burner on without ignition.
There is a "safety feature" that the Gas Company has installed just to
address this sort of issue - it's the obnoxious odor that gas has to alert
you of its presence. Works well in most cases.
yeah they can easily be bumped, one day this safety issue will have to
it could happen with pilot models too, just bumped a little might not
lite the pilot.
although this is much less likely today with the push to turn controls
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