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Old 11-16-2014, 01:00 PM   #15
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What were the events that led up to the problem? Did the furnace, stove, etc just all stop working?
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Thanks so much for all the replies. More and more it is looking like you are probably right about the regulator. Hubby is going to try to find the regulator. He has had no success thus far. Rkh, I will answer your q in a moment.
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Rkh - the preceding events -good question. Has been a nightmare honestly and we've lost track. Will try ... House battery has been a bit weird in that it is not charging off the engine apparently. So we one night could not start the furnace as not enough juice in battery to start and we were exhausted and not at an RV park. Also could not start the generator due to the battery. When we come to think of it, the last time we ran the furnace was the day/night before that. The battery problem occurred en route and furnace stopped working then. When we tried to start it last night (furnace) it wouldn't start. It goes on and on ... does that give any clues? I can try to reconstruct the whole thing step by step but so much has happened our minds are a blur.
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Do you ha e 12 volt systems working now? Are you plugged into shore power? Can you run on generator?
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Deandec gave a great outline of what is needed to get propane gas to flow. Since this problem seemed to start when you had battery problems, I'm leaning toward the 12 volt electric gas solenoid valve either not getting 12 volts or maybe a bad connection. On my Discovery the solenoid is located on the propane tank next to the mechanical shut off valve.

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Sometimes the LPG doesn't flow after the shutoff valve on the tank is opened to fast.
Closing the valve all the way, and then opening it slowly, will sometimes restore the flow of gas.

Also, if the valve has been closed for a period of time the gas lines may have to be purged of air......turning on a stove burner and holding a flame, (match or grill lighter), next to the burner until the burner lights and burns normally works for me.

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Hubby headed back now to hook us up to shore power again. We were running shore earlier but had not set up again since we got the propane refill. We are not running generator but I believe can. The 12 - volt is working
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Hubby headed back now to hook us up to shore power again. We were running shore earlier but had not set up again since we got the propane refill. We are not running generator but I believe can. The 12 - volt is working

Has it ever worked since getting the propane filled? If not, the valve on the tank is probably turned off.
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You guys are great - thanks for the support!

Bigd, if 12 volt is working would that be the case? We are located in Oklahoma City currently.

Mel, that valve is under the RV and no one has touched that to our knowledge during any of this fiasco so I think that's not likely the issue, correct?
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Rkh it hasn't worked since refill BUT was not working BEFORE the refill. We took for "refill" just in case it was empty and the gauge was wrong. We were thinking since it said it was 1/3 full that maybe with the cold the gauge was acting weirdly and that it was actually empty. Not the case - only took 11 gallons for what I think is a 40-gallon tank.
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Rkh it hasn't worked since refill BUT was not working BEFORE the refill. We took for "refill" just in case it was empty and the gauge was wrong. We were thinking since it said it was 1/3 full that maybe with the cold the gauge was acting weirdly and that it was actually empty. Not the case - only took 11 gallons for what I think is a 40-gallon tank.

Got it. The reason I bring this up is because the valve on the tank is turned off during a refill. It may never have been turned back on!
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He just checked the valve. It's open.
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Also, since we only needed 11 gallons, we had plenty of propane afterall. That was just the first thing that came to mind to try.
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Also, since we only needed 11 gallons, we had plenty of propane afterall. That was just the first thing that came to mind to try.

I understand what you said. But you could have introduced another problem after filling the tank as the valve gets turned off. So, good to double check, so as not to add insult to injury.
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