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Old 05-08-2013, 12:24 PM   #1
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Trilogy LP tank

Hi all;
We are desperate. We are on our shakedown trip with our new Trilogy and we cannot figure out how to get the main LP tank to work. The dealer said they filled it and it shows it is full on the gauge, but when we try to light the stove manually it just won't light. We did give it over five minutes to light but no go. It works fine on the auxiliary tank so we know it's not the stove. We contacted the dealer and they told us to do pretty much everything we'd already tried. Anyone have any suggestions?
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Old 05-08-2013, 01:00 PM   #2
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Can you post some pic's of the tank and regulator system? I am not familar with that type of system. It could be the excess flow on the main tank has closed, Try closing the valve, wait a minute or so and then slowly open it back up. If you hear a click its closed again.
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I looked at sales brochure on line and it looks like there is a 12 volt solinoid built into the valve. There maybe a shutoff switch for it or at least you will need to see it its getting power. There probaly also a manual needle style valve built into as well make sure it is open.
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Thank you. I'll try posting pictures. It's pouring rain right now so it'll be a bit.
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Are you talking about a dynamax trilogy camper?
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Old 05-08-2013, 02:56 PM   #6
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Yes I am. Sorry if I was vague. This is driving us crazy. It's not an emergency but one of those things you can't let go of.
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Yes I am. Sorry if I was vague. This is driving us crazy. It's not an emergency but one of those things you can't let go of.
Ok so yeah I thought u meant a trilogy tank.


First thing I would check.
Pull the tank and make sure it's full.
Does it have a manual tank selector?
As suggested shut tank off and ever so slightly or slowly turn it back on.

I doubt it has an electric switch over valve but its possible.

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You must have 12 volt DV to your propane detector at floor level and a solid green light. It supplies 12 volts to a solonoid at some location that allows the opropane to flow.


If you opened the valve too fast on the tank a valve will close inside the hose to stop flow.

Turn off all propane and let it settle down and possible reseat.

Then slowly... I mean slowly open the propane tank valve and hopefully the internal valve will open up.


Now you can verify that the hose valve is closed by unscrewing the hose from the tank and open the valve for a short amount of time.
Just enought to hear and see propane coming out.
That will tell you the internal safety valve in the tank isn't closed.

Do you have a brown colored propane detector on the floor inside?
That must also have a solid green light and may need to be reset by the button
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We do have the universal docking station and the tank is a 97 lb. tank. We can't find the regulator although my husband has been under the fifth wheel and checked. The propane detector is flashing green. That's one of the things the dealership asked us. Thanks for taking the time to mull through this.
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