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Old 08-25-2011, 08:49 AM   #11
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the frig takes time. would think after hours it would be cold. the freezer gets cold first then the cold ammonia cools off the frig part.
i'm wanting to say the battery has low voltage. that would be common to the frig and the furnace. problem i have with that is that the furnace blower should not come up to speed on low battery voltage. that would mean the spark would not happen.
if u put the trailer on park power, do u still have the same problems?
if ur stove and frig are lighting, i don't think there is anything wrong with the propane. only thought on the propane is that the line to the furnace didn't run long enough to get air out or propane to the burner.
back to the frig, if the burner stays lit, the frig should cool regardless of the DC voltage. the burner isn't much more than a large pilot.
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Old 08-25-2011, 09:19 AM   #12
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Since you have already cleaned the burner ther is a good chance the main gas valve is not opening. The question is why?

1. Controller defective and not commanding the gas valve to open.
2. Bad gas valve.
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Old 08-25-2011, 09:32 AM   #13
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It seems like I've heard from folks who had a similar condition and it
turned out to be a defective hose-- that's the "pig tail" hose that runs
from your tank to your regulator.
Apparently some hoses have a flow restriction built in and if it sticks
it causes low flow.
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Thank everyone so far for the advice!!!

I have not checked the voltage on the solenoid o the wires coming from the solenoid to the board but will do so. Yes it does go in lockout after three attempts with blower still going but spark stops. How do know if your unit is sending enough gas pressure to the unit (i know that gas is reaching the the solenoid). Just wondering if the two wires that connects to the thermostat are connected right, is there a certian way cause both are brown wires and i just re wired the same way it come of when i replaced the thereostat. I have pics but don't know how to post here.
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Old 08-25-2011, 12:09 PM   #15
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it should try to light but not stay lit.
sense i'm not looking at ur flame on the stove, it is more speculation, on my part, that the gas is ok.
the furnace would be a big user. would think that if it tried to light, it would drop the pressure to the stove.
i don't know if the solenoid has a low pressure override or not but suspect it doesn't.

i would suspect the gas line still hasn't been air freed to the burner. i would do the power shut down then try and put it thru its paces a half dozen times. if that doesn't do it, check the voltage to the solenoid valve.
if i read the manual correctly, u have satisfied all the safeties or the spark wouldn't happen.

as mentioned in other post, there is a high flow shut off inside the propane tank. there have also been those that have had problems with deteriorating pig tails. from what i've read, it sounds like u have checked these out.

without a gauge calibrated in oz located somewhere after the regulator, i don't know of a good way to test gas pressure. when i bought my trailer, they took one of the burner jets off and screwed a gauge on it. it was to sell me a pressure test but i won't go into that.
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the flame doesn't change when i switch from low med high setting, not sure why
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Old 08-25-2011, 02:15 PM   #19
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Old 08-25-2011, 02:20 PM   #20
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it looks like u should have enough gas to run the furnace.
u replaced the regulator at the propane bottles and nothing changed...
on the furnace: u pulled the propane line and there was no debree going into the furnace...
u could blow thru to the propane line to the furnace...
what abt the orifice on the furnace? (some call it the jet). is that clean? u can punch something thru it but u don't want to make the hole any bigger than it is.
i'm toying with either the solenoid valve isn't opening or the orifice is plugged.

when u check, if u have voltage (12v) at the furnace valve. i would assume that was good.

the flame not adjusting on the burners does sound like the supply pressure is low. i don't know how much of that is normal.

i'm not trying to rule out anything that has been posted abt the propane pressure. i have read post abt all of those things being found. i just have a little different approach.
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