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Old 05-16-2016, 07:45 AM   #1
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Propane Auto Switch

My 23SS has a factory automatic tank switchover and my question is:

If I open the valve on both tanks, will the system use propane from both at the same time or does it draw from the tank that is selected by the switch position and then cut over to the second tank when the first is empty........not really clear on this one.

I believe that I should have both tanks open, otherwise it defeats the purpose of the cutover switch.

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Mine has an arrow on it to designate but I only leave one tank on at a time. There will be no surprises when both tanks turn up empty.


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Old 05-16-2016, 07:56 AM   #3
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The auto switch regulator only draws from one tank at a time. If you think you will be emptying a tank during any given period of time, you should have both tanks on. The switch will automatically switch off the almost empty tank and switch on the full one. If you keep one tank off, the switch willvnot work when the in use tank is empty. If this is in the middle of the night or when you are away, your propane devices will stop working and be harder to start. If you are using a lot of propane, you can mark the tank you start with and when you notice the switch has switched to the other tank you can fill the empty one.
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Old 05-16-2016, 07:59 AM   #4
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The auto switch regulator only draws from one tank at a time. If you think you will be emptying a tank during any given period of time, you should have both tanks on. The switch will automatically switch off the almost empty tank and switch on the full one. If you keep one tank off, the switch willvnot work when the in use tank is empty. If this is in the middle of the night or when you are away, your propane devices will stop working and be harder to start. If you are using a lot of propane, you can mark the tank you start with and when you notice the switch has switched to the other tank you can fill the empty one.
I kinda thought that how it worked,but, wasn't certain.

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Old 05-16-2016, 08:07 AM   #5
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Here are instructions if you have Cavagna selector......
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