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Its not likley you could have caused this problem.
Its probably been some time since this was serviced professionally.
I would say that needs to be done now as the causes are two possibilities.
One the regulator has gone bad, or two the unit needs a professional cleaning.
How old is your oven?
Also is the flame looking blue or more yellowish now?
Ok thanks for that info.
This sounds like a bad regulator because it should put out enough gas to give a good powerful flame.
The fact that it is blue is a good thing, but also check the vents near the jet to see if the tubes are out of place or blocked by any dust etc. More than likley you just need a new regulator. If you use bottled gas it may be low, or that regulator may be bad .
If not and you use piped in gas, it could be a gas company issue not your responsibility.
But... I think given the description you gave that you have a bad regulator where the gas connects to the oven burner(s).
That part is also called a Thermocouple. Its a safety device inline with the gas flow, it has a regulator attached to it and if that part is failing this is certainly one of the possible issues it could show;-)
I need to let you know that working on Gas appliances if you are not licensed is a felony in your country. Its for safety that law. On this one with this problem I would have this oven serviced especially if you have no experience working on these.
Let me know anyway, if you do have experience I can help you all the way replacing that part, the thermocouple and regulator assembly. The regulators can go bad anytime either with a lot of use or not much, actually if it isn't used often, its likley to fail sooner in this case with this part, its the nature of the beast lol.
In any case please let me know, if you use bottled gas(propane) or natural gas (piped in).
Thank you, ***** ***** be as simple as a clogged jet on the burner tube assembly. You can check that by unscrewing the jet and cleaning it out with a thin sewing needle.
But I suspect it is a faulty regulator and you shouldn't attempt this repair unless you are very well mechanically inclined and have the tools required to do this successfully and safely.
It wont be muck to have this one serviced because its like a basic tune up, and since it hasn't been done it would give you peace of mind to know its all cleaned out internally and adjusted correctly to provide safe operation;-)
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