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Old 08-15-2016, 11:47 AM   #1
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Propane not lighting

I have a problem with the propane not lighting on my 2005 cedar creek.

The ignition is not firing for some reason. I've got voltage so I'm thinking the igniter might be my problem.

Is there anything else I should be looking at?


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Old 08-15-2016, 11:59 AM   #2
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What appliance are you trying to light?

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Old 08-15-2016, 12:40 PM   #3
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I had a very strange thing happen to my 2016 Cedar Creek last week the propane regulator failed after one year of use. My wife was complaining that the stove burners would not light when she turn the spark igniter to light them. I check the propane bottles and they were full. So I did some trouble shooting and it turn out that the regulator had failed. I replaced the regulator and everything worked correctly now.

So you may want to check your propane regulator to see if this has failed.
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Old 08-15-2016, 01:58 PM   #4
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If you're trying to light something after the RV has been sitting for a while, try the stove. In the spring it can often take up to 30 seconds with the burner on full for it to light.

We too have had a regulator failure, but just the part that automatically switches tanks when the selected tank empties.
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Old 08-15-2016, 02:47 PM   #5
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Water heater?

My unit has check valves where the two tank propane lines screw into the sides of the regulator. I could get propane from one tank but not the other. One of my check valves had failed. I replaced it and all is well.
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Old 08-15-2016, 08:21 PM   #6
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It is the hot water. Tried everything I can think of like fusing the tstat. Without a test lite or voltage tester I'm limited.

I think it might be a board problem. I'll check that tomorrow when I get a piece of wire and put 12volt to the tstats
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Old 08-17-2016, 09:07 AM   #7
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Well I put 12volt directly to the board from battery power and my water heater kicked on.

What I don't have is 12volt coming to the board. Unless I run a wire

Is there a trip switch that I'm missing. I checked all my fuses and wall switch.
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Old 08-17-2016, 12:41 PM   #8
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Well I guess I'm on my own on this one from the lack of replies.
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Old 08-17-2016, 01:04 PM   #9
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Dude, give us a few minutes. Some of us actually have other lives.

Which RV do you have?

What brand and model is the heater?

Did you just jump across the thermostat/hi limit cutout?

Is there a switch inside the RV that turns the heater on? If so have you tried jumping across that switch to see if that's the problem?

Did you test the fuses in the panel, not just look at them. Sometimes they look good even though they're blown.
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Gotta give people a little time to respond, it takes a minute for people to see the thread and updates.

Did you jump the switch on the inside of the TT to rule that out? There may be a fuse/limit/something coming to the inside or going from the switch to the board. Try just jumping the switch. Did you test the actual fuses or just a visual inspection?

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