Gas problem

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  1. LesandRuss

    LesandRuss Read Only Funster

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    Can anyone help!! Our gas works now and again!! We went away and the first stop couldn't get the gas through so drove to a dealer checked again outside the gate and it worked! had three nights away, switch it off ,then it wouldn't come back on!! drove fifty miles tried again and it worked! drove home tried it and it wouldn't come through again!:cry:
     
  2. C.L.S

    C.L.S Trader - Service & Repairs

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    A bit more information would be helpful , bulkhead or bottle regulator , type of gas your using etc....

    Mark
     
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    as Mark (CLS) said...a bit more info needed but i would suspect the regulator being faulty.
     
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    Another question - do you turn the gas off at the bottle when you travel?
     
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    only turn it off when changing bottle .if you turn it off when travelling the gas fridge stops working. for about 11quid you can get a multi -purpose safety fitting comes with a gauge it cuts out the flow of gas in the unlikely event of a pipe breakage or excess gas flow. from bes the fittings people.part no.12763. google bes ...you may never buy fittings from anyone else again.
     
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    I think you miss typed the above part no.

    I believe the part no. should be 12673.

    Regards Geoff.
     
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    you are correct i wrote it down right and its in front of me now.they do a good cataloge if you tick the right boxes .
    there is also one in the reimo cat. but cant find a price .
    soory to confuse you
    cheers alan.
     
  8. LesandRuss

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    Hi Mark bulkhead regulator, with button, press in for 5 seconds, propane gas,
     
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    Always turn the gas off when traveling!
     
  10. alan'n'bev

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    gas on or off

    do i leave the gas on or off while traveling on my fridge it as a safety cut off if the gas goes out or is it just better to use the 12 volt battery and just use the gas when we are parked for the night:RollEyes:
     
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    personally i cant see the point of burning gas, even with the safety valve, when you are already producing the leccy needed to run on 12v when driving.
    once the fridge is down to temp the 12v will hold it there until you turn on the gas or 230v hookup when pitched.
     
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    gas on or off

    yes your right i never thought of that, and i will take that advice, me been new to all this,great tip on here thanks to all:thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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