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Old 07-30-2019, 01:09 PM   #1
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2013 832ikbs Flagstaff gas leak

I have a gas leak on my travel trailer and cannot find it for the life of me. I bought it used and then found there was a leak soon after with my alarm going off. I thought it could have been faulty considering the year but I have smelt propane on different occasions of trying to find the leak but can't pin point it. I've used soap Bubble's on every joint and had 1 RV tech and one HVAC tech look it over and nothing. Gas sniffer was hitting on water heater outside camper but soap Bubble's revealed nothing. Also I can smell it inside the camper underneath sink by furnace. I used to be an HVAC technician but I'm at wits end on this but after not even a day of having propane on I can smell it's a problem. Any help is appreciated thank you
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Old 07-30-2019, 01:26 PM   #2
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If the gas sniffer is only hitting on the WH it must be there, it is possible it is even the valve not closing compleatly. I would concentrate here, try a lot of soapy water, remove the gas tub and spray the jet too.

I had a leak on mine from new, I could not find it by soaping, the dealer couldn't find it. I bought a leak detector/sniffer and found it was bad hoses from the tanks to regulator. Smells can travel a lot.

Also it will probably release some gas while lighting, probably not the issue since the alarm is going off, unless they are 2 separate issues. I believe the gas alarms have about a 5 year life, if it hasn't been replaced it is over due. It should have an expiration date on the back.
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Old 07-30-2019, 02:05 PM   #3
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Old 07-30-2019, 02:53 PM   #4
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Just a couple things to note... CO/propane detectors have a life... about 5 years.
They will go off for no reason, although I know you said you smelled propane so continue checking.

Also other things will set the detector off... hair spray, dog farts, PAM cooking spray or any aerosol with Butane as the propellant.
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