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Old 03-24-2013, 10:44 AM   #1
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Propane smell

I have a 2013 Georgetown XL 378 and lately I can smell propane now and then right outside the front door. Does anybody else have this issue?
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Old 03-24-2013, 11:08 AM   #2
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I have a 2013 Georgetown XL 378 and lately I can smell propane now and then right outside the front door. Does anybody else have this issue?
Sounds like you have a leak!!!
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Old 03-24-2013, 11:09 AM   #3
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might need a sniffer

you might wish to
mix up some soapy solution in a spray bottle
spray on all gas hose and fittings you can get to
watch for bubbles

any smell of gas is worth immediate investigation

if you can't find a leak
professionals have special sniffers so as to locate if needed

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Old 03-24-2013, 11:15 AM   #4
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Although I don't have your make or model I had a propane leak last year.
I could smell it around the front of my 5er.
I mixed up soap and water in a sprayer bottle and started squirting fittings and found it almost instantly and found that a brass fitting was over tightened at the factory.
Dealer replaced that fitting and several others under warranty.
No leaks since.

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Old 03-25-2013, 01:28 PM   #5
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We had the same thing happen turn out to a bad pop off that would open ever now and again
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Old 03-25-2013, 04:26 PM   #6
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I had a leak at the tank, where the gas line brass screws into the valve, it vibrated loose twice before l put some plumbers tape on it, now not an issue.
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Old 03-25-2013, 06:56 PM   #7
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I woulfd not hesitate, would be back at the dealers and talking safety issues with the manager. This could be a fatal leak, let your warrenty handle the problem. They need to troubleshoot and repair it. Remember, you have one door and a propane leak just outside that esdcape route. Let them be responsible for all problems.
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Old 03-25-2013, 07:53 PM   #8
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I suspect you have a leak near the refrigerator. Suggest you turn off propane at the tank have dealer fix under warranty.
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