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Old 06-10-2015, 09:29 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by Lefty59 View Post
Handle on our switch-over valve points towards the tank 'in use'. With both tank valves off you get a red indicator. Turn on the tank 'in use' as indicated by the position of the switch & the indicator goes green if there is propane in the tank. Turn on the opposite side tank & it will auto switch if the primary tank runs empty (nice if you are running the heater in cold weather & don't want to get up in the middle of the night to switch tanks). Indicator will remain red until you manually move the switch to point at the other tank & then the indicator will go back green (unless it's empty as well). You're then good to go to refill the empty tank.

I'd definitely say you have an empty tank.

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I find this very handy. Easy to tell if a tank is low or empty so I know what I need to do:

Propane Level Gauge

I never liked those red and green indicators.


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Old 06-15-2015, 08:32 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Oakman View Post
I would rather get up in the middle of the night and have a bottle to change over to. Itís too easy to forget to check your propane when using the auto changeover feature.

Unfortunately Murphyís Law states: RV propane bottles only run dry between 2 AM and 3 AM.

Lol, Murphy's Law is right. I wondered why they always seem to run out at that time of day... Crazy

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