gas problem

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  1. robinmclaren

    robinmclaren Read Only Funster

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    we have been running fine on calor lite bottles, after deciding for france new year may need a bit more gas, i purchased a 15kg calor bottle and installed it thursday , on arriving in cornwall fridge would not light , managed to manually light it up, today had problem lighting water heater, replaced regulator still same problem, replaced gas with new calor lite and all now fine , can only assume duff bottle of gas ???????:Rofl1:
     
  2. Douglas

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    This description below was common with the older screw on regulators and bottle valves

    (It sounds like the bottle had some air in it, it can happen if the last user runs the bottle enpty and leaves the valve open, the change in teperature over a couple of days will suck a little air into it.

    The cure is to take the bottle outside clear from any dangers of fire on open the bottle for a few seconds.)

    I suppose it could have happend if the regulator was left on the bottle and open.

    Doug...
     
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    Hi could it have been too cold ? you need propane in colder temps
    terry
     
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