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Old 01-27-2020, 06:28 PM   #1
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Hot water tank issues

Ran low on propane and HWT now occasionally goes out and sparked relighted. It does this several times and then seems to operate normally. It is a bit windy. Any ideas
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Old 01-27-2020, 07:03 PM   #2
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Possibly air in the line? When I refill propane I usually run the cooktop for a few minutes I hopes of purging any air.

Guess two would be the wind is the problem.
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Old 01-27-2020, 09:49 PM   #3
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Possibly air in the line? When I refill propane I usually run the cooktop for a few minutes I hopes of purging any air.

Guess two would be the wind is the problem.
Whenever I change a tank, I too start up the cooktop and also cycle the furnace. I usually do this to make sure the refrigerator has a steady supply of “pure” propane. Don’t know if it matters or not, it’s good logic to me. I usually check things out while the camper is in our building so wind isn’t a variable that can “get” me.
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the furnace will use propane far faster than the cooktop.
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Old 01-28-2020, 12:38 PM   #5
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I had dust in the injector. Took it off and blew it out, easy fix for our issue.
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Old 01-28-2020, 07:47 PM   #6
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Great idea. Like you said, it can't hurt. Looking forward to another great season of camping.
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