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Old 05-12-2022, 11:56 AM   #1
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Propane Leaks due to contaminate brass fittings that leak propane while looking completely normal. Just passing on some safety info I came upon. Might do to pass along to RVing friends and family since manufacturers don’t plan on notifying folks until July.

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Old 05-12-2022, 04:53 PM   #2
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that guy talked too much, didn't say enough, i cut him off.

i googled propane rv recall, only one I found was from a year ago (2021) and was specific to the Winntec model 6020 two-stage propane regulator. I have a Marshall Excelsior regulator on mine.
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Old 05-12-2022, 07:11 PM   #3
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Yes…there will be over 22,000 RV stoves recalled July 1st for bad fittings

If you get a recall for your Escape stove near the end of June, I would advise you deal with it before the July rush.
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Old 05-13-2022, 09:52 AM   #4
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that guy talked too much, didn't say enough, i cut him off.

i googled propane rv recall, only one I found was from a year ago (2021) and was specific to the Winntec model 6020 two-stage propane regulator. I have a Marshall Excelsior regulator on mine.
Well, in the time it took you to google it you could have watched the short video and found out how many and exactly what models these deficient propane fittings were installed on and that the recall wouldn’t be don’t until July, leaving people in the dark until them, possibly using a dangerous propane system. But, to each his own. 👍🏼
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i got 3-4 minutes into it, and it was like, there's a huge problem but never said what it was. that whole video could have been a 1 paragraph article
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Most videos seem to be made so the host can be on camera and talk. I almost never click on the link. Most camera people think they have to move the camera because it's video. Most people shouldn't shoot video.
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Old 05-13-2022, 12:53 PM   #7
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most youtube videos exist to be monetized. i hate talking head videos, I'd far rather read a transcript.
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most youtube videos exist to be monetized. i hate talking head videos, I'd far rather read a transcript.
I agree!
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Propane Leaks due to contaminate brass fittings that leak propane while looking completely normal. Just passing on some safety info I came upon. Might do to pass along to RVing friends and family since manufacturers don’t plan on notifying folks until July.

https://youtu.be/lRwYKRf1uL4
Thanks for the video. That's a little scary for sure. Doesn't look like it will affect the Escape brand hopefully.
You know how some people refer to tires made in China as China bombs?
Well these parts on recall for propane leaks were made in Indiana so will they be referred to as USA bombs?
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My Sept ‘21 E19 has a Flex Tech manifold to the quick disconnect. Photo of MFG date and number attached.
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Old 05-13-2022, 11:26 PM   #11
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Thanks for the video. That's a little scary for sure. Doesn't look like it will affect the Escape brand hopefully.
You know how some people refer to tires made in China as China bombs?
Well these parts on recall for propane leaks were made in Indiana so will they be referred to as USA bombs?
I don’t discriminate. I dislike all bombs, no matter their country of origin.
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The Flex Tech is the product in question and it is the Goshen product. I’m already looking into info on affected batches, and thinking about a simple gas coupler retrofit with a ubolt mounting while isolating the different mounting metals.
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My Sept ‘21 E19 has a Flex Tech manifold to the quick disconnect. Photo of MFG date and number attached.
That's a little scary. Could these be used in other places also like to hook up the stove, furnace and hot water heater?
Hopefully you are able to look up the individual part and not just by the RV manufacturer.
I wonder if these could possibly have been sold in retail stores also?
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I don’t discriminate. I dislike all bombs, no matter their country of origin.
Good policy.
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I’ve not seen them for sale direct to consumer, but I certainly can’t verify they weren’t. My fridge does not have one. I have not looked at my furnace, but I doubt it. I need to pop it open and check some things anyway. My stove I installed. I’m not sure why this was used in a spot where a simple coupler would work except that ETI may just buy the hose assembly as one piece.
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