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View Poll Results: Do you periodically replace your LP regulator as a safety precaution?
Nope, it it ain't broke or it don't leak, I leave it alone. 20 62.50%
Never thought about doing it. 10 31.25%
Never thought about doing it, but I think I'll start. 1 3.13%
I replace mine periodically whther it works or not. 2 6.25%
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Old 01-07-2013, 08:31 AM   #15
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In my fifteen years as service manager, We replaced very few regulators. I have been a RV owner since 1968 and I have had one failure. Almost all the regulators that failed and I took apart, had a broken plastic lever that caused the problem. Don't you just love plastic? (SAC.) Personally, I would not replace one unless it failed. This is just not a high failure rate piece.

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Old 01-07-2013, 08:48 AM   #16
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The reason I mentioned butane in my first post is that we had a couple unscrupulous dealers in our area a few years ago. They were filling their tankers with “propane” that didn’t meet the standard. There were a number of homeowners that had furnace failures during cold weather. When the analysis came back there was a substantial amount of butane in the gas.

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