I bought a gas stove over a year ago. I continually smell burnt gas. It has smelled since day 1.

Why does this happen and how do I stop it?

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    Have you had a gas stove before? Did you get it installed professionally, or do it yourself? Are there any leaks? Is it vented properly? – mmathis Sep 21 '16 at 19:44
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    Is it brand new? It may need to breaken-in. cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/49922/… – Mysterfxit Sep 21 '16 at 21:26
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    "Burnt gas" shouldn't have a smell -- it's a very clean fuel. – keshlam Sep 22 '16 at 1:41
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    @spicetraders that's just not true. Gas ranges / ovens do not require any sort of venting. – Carl Witthoft Sep 22 '16 at 13:56
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    @Carl Witthoft I will have to see if I can figure out where the owners manual is so I can photo copy the paragraph. It clear stated that range is not direct vented and requires operation of a vent hood to assure safe use. – spicetraders Sep 22 '16 at 14:07

Have the orifice checked in the gas regulator. The will come with either a natural gas or propane orifice. Depending on what you have in the way of gas, you may need them swapped. The spare orifices are stored with the regulator.

We had the same problem when we moved in to our house. It came with a new stove, the house has propane, but the smell got progressively worse and the oven was sooted up. We called the installer and the came and swapped out the orifices, problem solved.

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