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Old 04-13-2013, 02:53 PM   #1
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Gas line to grill too short

A122 comes with an outdoor grill but since the first time I've used it I have had to use every centimeter of the gas line to get it connected. This last trip I found that the grill wouldn't turn on...no gas! I opened up the area and found the line kinked, caused by my having to pull so hard to get the grill connected. I couldn't find a longer hose with the correct fittings at the local rv dealer so I just managed with what I had. It never ceases to amaze me how sloppy the workmanship on these mass produced units can be. It wouldn't take any longer to run wires together and spot tie them neatly or position the gas lines to prevent kinks, etc. A properly run bead of caulk doesn't take much more time to do than a poor one. Rant for the day.
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Old 04-13-2013, 02:58 PM   #2
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maybe these will help you find another line for your use.
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Old 04-13-2013, 03:35 PM   #3
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Old 04-13-2013, 07:48 PM   #4
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Many commercial propane dealers can make a hose the exact length you need for not much more money than a pre-made. Look for one in your area.
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Old 04-14-2013, 09:20 AM   #5
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I believe the stock gas line is that length intentionally, not sure how that factors into shoddy workmanship....
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I believe the stock gas line is that length intentionally, not sure how that factors into shoddy workmanship....
Yeah right...they intentionally put in a gas line that is too short. More likely, shoddy work resulted in misrouting of the hard line causing a problem with the flex line length. I unsecured the hard line and moved it to a spot that gives me the length I needed to connect the grill without kinking the line.
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I believe the stock gas line is that length intentionally, not sure how that factors into shoddy workmanship....
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Yeah right...they intentionally put in a gas line that is too short. More likely, shoddy work resulted in misrouting of the hard line causing a problem with the flex line length. I unsecured the hard line and moved it to a spot that gives me the length I needed to connect the grill without kinking the line.
Can you post the length of your gas line and we could compare. This maybe a mistake on your rig and you could have FR replace it. This maybe just a part issue.
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I also purchased a longer 12' from site above to place grill away from camper. The last camper I had I had to turn grill mount upside down to reach propane.
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