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Old 10-13-2007, 04:41 PM  
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Default Need Help W/okeefe & Merritt "pan-o-matic"

i have a 1960's okeefe & merritt stove with a "pan-o-matic". i'm not really sure how ti use the "pan-o-matic". the knob has a red area & an area with degrees on it. when i use it it goes off, i think it's supposes to but it makes me nervous because of the gas. pls help... thanx, !!!


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Old 10-13-2007, 05:49 PM  
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Welcome SpikeyBoy:
If there is a pilot light the stove should cycle off when the tempreature is reached and should come back on later to re-heat. If the pilot is out of order there is a protection there to keep raw gas from being expelled. Its called a thermocouple and if there is not a small gas flame to keep it warm, it shuts the gas valve down.
Alternatively: there could be an electric lighter rather than a standing flame. Still, if it fails the valve will not open just to spew gas.
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Old 11-04-2007, 02:46 PM  
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Thanx Glenn,
I don't see anything electric on burners i'll try to check
again more throughly.
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