GasLevel indicators and Gaslow

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  1. Roryboys Dad

    Roryboys Dad Read Only Funster

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    Has anyone used a GasLevel indicator on a Gaslow cylinder – and if so, did it work ok?

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    Don't think they work with Gaslow cylinders because they have an internal float system that interferes with the ultrasound.
     
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    Funny you should post this we
    just had a Gaslow fitted and the gauge didn't work at first, now it does??? Not sure how, just driving home jogged it. They said it works by temperature, not sure how that works if you can unclip it from the neck ?
     
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    We had two bottles fitted when we bought the van. The big one always showed empty, but the little one showed full. When I went to fill the big one up, the total amount of LPG put on board was the equivalent of both bottles. So now they both show full, but I kinda know they are. :thumb:
     
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    If you read the instructions it tells you that the gauge may not show full after first fill up. The float is possibly stuck. After you have driven a short distance (or even shaken the bottle) the gauge will start to work.:thumb:
     
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    Gaslow is great but the gauge is a very rough gide only.
    But should read full when full and then it can be on any level .


    I might try the new Dometic tester when i see one in a shop .
    If it works i will buy one.


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    I tried one of those magnetic things on a Calor bottle - less use than a chocolate fireguard.

    When we had the Alugas fitted we were told that the gauge might stick at first and that it then goes down in blocks rather than smoothly but that doesn't matter so long as one knows what the blocks are. The gauges on the newer bottles are a bit better than the old style ones.

    Anyway, they give us plenty of warning for when we need to top the gas up :thumb::BigGrin:
     
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    Yes we had the magnetic level indicator. Complete waste of money! They work the same as the forehead thermometers but don't work very well at all:cry:
    Gave up with them.


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    Gaslow

    I have 2x Gaslow bottles, the gauges on the neck of the bottles are bordering on useless. I just would not trust them.
    I have a gauge (Gaslow) fitted on the input to my reg. feeding from the two bottles and this looks to be reliable and accurate.

    Malc
     
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