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Old 08-31-2009, 09:06 PM   #1
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Noisy propane regulator

Hi folks. We have a 2010 829FKSS and love it. We did notice something that is annoying, to say the least. When we are using the stove, grill or the water heater is on, the propane regulator makes a humming or chirping sound while there is a demand for propane. When the appliance stops using propane, it shuts up. Anyone else have this problem?
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Old 09-01-2009, 07:28 AM   #2
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Seems to be a rash of folks complaining of the same thing lately. Must be a bad batch of regulators. I've heard them make noise before but this many at once. You can have your dealer replce it or just buy another one and do it your self. That's about the only real fix for it.
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Old 09-01-2009, 08:50 AM   #3
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Mine is really noisy as well. I think they are just cheap regulators but I don't know for sure.
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Old 09-01-2009, 12:40 PM   #4
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Mine used to sing a bit but now it doesn't.
It wasn't loud enough to be a bother inside so we lived
with it and it went away.
My refrigerator used to make a single peep like a little bird
every few seconds when on LP mode.
THAT was annoying but it to seems to have stopped.
I can't guess if yours will get better with age or not!
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Old 12-15-2009, 04:17 PM   #5
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Any recommendations on a "good" quality regulator would be for dual tanks? Mine chirps very loud and can hear it inside the trailer at night.... very annoying when you go for a walk and your's is the only one you can hear!
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Old 12-15-2009, 05:13 PM   #6
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Any recommendations on a "good" quality regulator would be for dual tanks? Mine chirps very loud and can hear it inside the trailer at night.... very annoying when you go for a walk and your's is the only one you can hear!
KSG, Sorry I don't have a good answer to your question but you would probably be better off if you started a new thread with your question rather than tacking on to a dead one....
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Old 12-15-2009, 05:19 PM   #7
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Any recommendations on a "good" quality regulator would be for dual tanks? Mine chirps very loud and can hear it inside the trailer at night.... very annoying when you go for a walk and your's is the only one you can hear!
Before going to the cost and trouble of replacing the regulator, make sure that is not the check valves in the pigtails (hoses). I took my Surveyor back to the dealer because of a "singing" regulator, but they found that the regulator was OK, but the check valves in both pigtails were faulty. The replaced the hoses, and no more noise.

Check out my thread: My Propane Tanks Sing......
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Old 12-16-2009, 05:46 AM   #8
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Singing Propane regulator

Very good piece of information Mtnguy. Thanks! My regulators sang from the very beginning on my trailer since I picked it up in Sept of this year. Doesn't appear to affect anything though....just a little annoying.
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Old 12-16-2009, 09:42 PM   #9
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You're right - it won't affect anything, but it sure is annoying to everyone including your neighbors if it's loud enough. Marshall Brass makes a fine automatic changeover regulator (it's quiet, too!) if you want to upgrade. Your dealer should be able to fix it under warranty though.
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Old 12-21-2009, 01:21 AM   #10
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I just had this same problem with my Roo. Turned out to be the pigtails.
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