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Old 04-24-2015, 08:24 PM   #31
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It is a side view from left to right. The supply valve from the tank is first, then the tee to the grill, then onward to the two regulators for the coach is next.
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Old 04-24-2015, 08:35 PM   #32
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OK. From the pics and the info you gave me, it appears that the propane tank may be mounted wrong. The valve should be mount near the top of the tank to allow the liquid propane to expand to pressurized gas. With the valve located at the bottom, it is filled with liquid propane and there isn't enough room for the propane gas to expand to pressure.
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OK. From the pics and the info you gave me, it appears that the propane tank may be mounted wrong. The valve should be mount near the top of the tank to allow the liquid propane to expand to pressurized gas. With the valve located at the bottom, it is filled with liquid propane and there isn't enough room for the propane gas to expand to pressure.
It's a motor home and from what I've seen of them, they are usually mounted that way.
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Old 04-24-2015, 08:41 PM   #34
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OK. From the pics and the info you gave me, it appears that the propane tank may be mounted wrong. The valve should be mount near the top of the tank to allow the liquid propane to expand to pressurized gas. With the valve located at the bottom, it is filled with liquid propane and there isn't enough room for the propane gas to expand to pressure.
Tank is mounted correct! If you were to look at the tank from the end, valve will be at the three o'clock position ( on the side) its a horizontal mounted tank.
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It's a motor home and from what I've seen of them, they are usually mounted that way.
Speaking from experience calibrating and repairing pressurized gas lines and gages, the tanks appear to be mounted wrong. The tanks have two mounting brackets, depending if they are attached to the left or right side of the unit. The tank needs to be rotated 90 degrees so that the valve is near the top of the tank.

If you want a visual demonstration, take a can of air duster spray sold in any electronics department. Upright, pressurized air comes out of the nozzle. Upside down, pressurized liquid that is cold enough to chill a beer comes out of the nozzle. Same philosophy with propane systems.
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Well cgotto1204, there are thousands and thousands of propane tanks in motorhomes that are mounted wrong then.
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That's why there are two regulators. A high pressure and low pressure.
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That's why there are two regulators. A high pressure and low pressure.
??? I only have one regulator on each tank.
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cgotto1204, in this video you will see how Trail blazer's tank is setup. The valve comes out the side of the tank.

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OldCoot, I understand what you are saying. I will admit that my experience is mainly with vertical tanks, and if we received a horizontal tank for calibration, we always tested them with the valves at the top of the tank so that we wouldn't be frost burned if there was a hose breach.
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