I have a GE oven and am getting a strong odor when I use any of the burners or the oven. The odor reminds me of the smell a kerosene heater would put out when being used. I haven't cleaned the oven at all lately, and there hasn't been any kind of work done in my house. The smell is definitely coming from use of the oven.

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    See if something in this question helps. Should mention type and age of oven in question. The information you give, better answers can be given to your situation. diy.stackexchange.com/questions/16553/…
    – crip659
    Mar 6, 2021 at 12:38
  • Is it a gas or electric range? Make/model? Mar 6, 2021 at 13:14
  • I'm not sure how old the oven is. It was here when I purchased my house and that was over 5 years ago. So I guess it's at least that old.. but it doesn't look much older than that. Also the oven is a GE with natural gas. I could also describe the odor as a lighter fluid like smell. My gas company come out and he said its emitting carbon monoxide but had no other insight for me other than that
    – Anthony
    Mar 6, 2021 at 13:29
  • I don't have a lot of experience with gas, but it sounds like incomplete combustion for some reason, are the flames nice and blue or yellowish? Also, you might have a leak, if so, it would have a "rotten egg" smell. Be careful here, you have multiple hazards....wish I could be of more help. Be sure to read the link @crip659 provided, it may be your problem. Mar 6, 2021 at 13:39
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    Kind of surprised that gas company guy would say it is emitting CO and walk away. Would think they disable it and tell you to get it fixed, at least.
    – crip659
    Mar 6, 2021 at 14:03


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