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Old 08-23-2013, 05:06 PM   #1
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I have gas !!

I quick question I hope will result into a quick answer We are getting ready to leave in the morning headed to a race. In my pre-trip check, I discover my frig is working fine on electric, but not on gas. Then I discovered my hot water heater (which is gas only) is not working. Both appliances attempt to ignite, but fails.

Now, common sense would indicate I am out of gas. However, my stove top works fine. The eyes light right up. So I have gas ! !

Has anyone had such a problem? Oh, the hot water heater was installed last year, so it is new. The frig has some miles, but what is the odds of both breaking down at the same time?

I will stop on the way out tomorrow to have the propane tank filled. The gauge doesn't work, so I can tell how much I have.

Any suggestions


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Old 08-23-2013, 05:40 PM   #2
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All valves on the propane tank are open?
Really need to get that gauge working so you know.

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Old 08-23-2013, 05:58 PM   #3
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Go to a LP dealer to have the tank fulled.
While there have the LP regulator tested, the LP pressure tested and adjusted if necessary, and the LP regulator the gauge fixed.
(You will be glad you did)!
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:27 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by vsheetz View Post
All valves on the propane tank are open?
Really need to get that gauge working so you know.
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Old 08-26-2013, 07:53 AM   #5
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Same thing happened to us ... it was crud in the propane line, bloking the flow of propane at the appliances. They had to be taken apart and blown out. We thought we would have to replace our water heater and furnace but now they work 100%.

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