20 Most Recent Dacor Preference SGM365SS Gas Cooktop Questions & Answers


visit manufacturers web site and click on support and enter model number

Dacor Preference... | Answered on Dec 08, 2017


Hi,
They are not that hard to replace and you can easily buy the part online...
Here is a tip about how to buy appliance parts online.

How to Buy Appliance Parts Online
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heatman101

Dacor Preference... | Answered on Jan 07, 2015


on the regulator there is a 1/2" nut, made of aluminum. loosen the nut, thur it around and screw it back in, there is a "NAT" on one side, and a "LP" on the other side, make sure the "LP" is facing out if you are using propane, and "NAT", if you are using Natural Gas. Very simple, all you need is a 1/2" wrench, or a small adjustable wrench,

Dacor Preference... | Answered on Feb 19, 2014


I did have the same problem after the house keeping people done with cleaning. They used window/surface cleaner. First I asked them not to clean the ignitor with any cleaner. Here is what I did to solve the problem
I took scotch scour pad (one that you use for washing dishes), In dry state I polished ignitor switch. It is abrading the residuals and deposits on the top and polishing it. Don't use any thing more abrasive than that. MAGIC - I don't have any more problem.

Dacor Preference... | Answered on Nov 17, 2013


an lp gas supplier may be able to help you-check the phone book-cheers denny

Dacor Preference... | Answered on Oct 30, 2013


Hi, to convert from NG to LP is easier in some ways but harder in others. The pressure part is easy because LP runs at the same pressure that comes into the house so the regulator is normally locked wide open to allow a direct by-pass. You could just as easily remove the regulator and plumb straight in from the houseline. You don't say what model but usually the sealed cooktop burners will need smaller orifices and the oven and broiler orifices are adjustable. If that is the case, the oven and broiler orifices can be tightened until they bottom out which be the correct output for LP. You would need to remove the cooktop orifices and find replacements which are correct for LP, these are non-brand specific. Honestly, if you go to repairclinic.com and enter the brand and model number, I'd be surprised if you couldn't find the conversion kit. Even the Dacor site should be helpful. I found many different kits available at the repairclinic.com site even without a model number. Best of luck.

Dacor Preference... | Answered on Oct 09, 2013


The igniter has a switch inside the valve that you turn the gas on. The switch is not opening back up when the stove lights. You will have to replace the valve.

Dacor Preference... | Answered on Oct 05, 2010


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Dacor Preference... | Answered on Sep 05, 2010


Hi,

Here is a tip that I wrote that will help figure out why the burner spark keeps on clicking...

Gas Range Repair Burners Keep on Clicking

heatman101

Dacor Preference... | Answered on Aug 30, 2010


I googled the problem to make sure I remembered how they worked.The only problem that would cause regulator leak is improper adjustment on a brand new one if the pressure is too high.It also talks about the spring which helps regulate the gas may lose its springiness,after several years though.There are numerous safety measures to stop the gas from coming out if you have a pilot light and it goes out which I did already know.I also know that NEVER will a regulator just simply release the gas into the air from overpressure.That would not even be allowed by anyone in the entire industry.Also,when your drawer is closed,then you open it,do you get a little whiff of gas?Natural gas(is that what you have?) does not have an odor in it's natural state.After it is drawn,a chemical is added so you can smell it and tell if there is a leak.If the odor is very minimal,it may just be the pilot burning if you have one.I would say it would likely be consistent if there was even the smallest of leaks.I used to repair gas appliances however...I was born with no sense of smell.I am including a link to you so that you can learn a little more about gas regulation.Also,I would be persistenet with your plumber and ask him to come over and do a checkup,and just tell him you are very worried about the situation since it could have obviously dangerous results,and it will give you peace of mind.They should do it for free,they better.Tell him you just want him to come over and make a quick gas reading.Hope this helps you out.If you have any questions about what you are reading,I know how all that stuff works,is designed,or whatever.
Just comment to this post and I will get an auto link.
Good luck! Greg
http://www.inspectapedia.com/plumbing/GasRegulators.htm

Dacor Preference... | Answered on Aug 25, 2010


Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote to help people troubleshoot problems with their cooktops not igniting.

Cooktop Range Stove spark ignition does not work
https://www.fixya.com/support/r5649407-cooktop_range_stove_spark_ignition_not

heatman101

Dacor Preference... | Answered on Aug 18, 2010


time to clean all the passage way of the gas specially the regulator replace it if cleaning dont work,,thanks hope this helps!

Dacor Preference... | Answered on Aug 10, 2010

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