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Old 08-21-2013, 06:22 PM   #1
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Indicator for Propane Tanks?

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We bought our Surveyor 291 in May and have taken it out a few times since. Is there some way to tell how much propane is left in the tanks? Is there any indicator somewhere? We are getting ready to take it out and I turned on the tanks but don't get any power lights on my fridge. There are actually no lights that come on right now...not even on the grey/black/fresh water indicator. I know the battery is dead...does that make a difference? I wouldn't think the propane would be empty already.
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Old 08-21-2013, 07:39 PM   #2
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Hi,
We bought our Surveyor 291 in May and have taken it out a few times since. Is there some way to tell how much propane is left in the tanks? Is there any indicator somewhere? We are getting ready to take it out and I turned on the tanks but don't get any power lights on my fridge. There are actually no lights that come on right now...not even on the grey/black/fresh water indicator. I know the battery is dead...does that make a difference? I wouldn't think the propane would be empty already.
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I saw this thread that might help... propane tank levels
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Old 08-21-2013, 07:42 PM   #3
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Well, the battery powers everything that isn't powered by the shore power. If it's dead, you won't get anything. I disconnect one side of mine because all the detectors will run it completely down in a couple of days. It's not good for abattery to sit drained. As to your original question, I lift mine off to see how heavy they are.

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Old 08-21-2013, 07:45 PM   #4
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You can buy a tank gauge at Sams club for 9.98, Camping world sells the same one for 20.00
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Old 08-22-2013, 12:32 PM   #5
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You should have dual tanks with an auto-switchover valve in the middle. The little dot should be green if you have propane. Be sure to have something using propane before you check.
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